A native shrub to the northern Great Plains of the U.S., Silver Buffalo Berry is a tough, extremely cold hardy shrub excellent for use as an ornamental shrub. It is used in wind breaks and in confined areas where it can be limbed up for use as a small tree.
Stock Type: Bareroot Age: 2 year (0+2) Size: 15-55 cm (6-21.5")
Zone: 2a Height: 5 m (18 ft) Spread: 3 m (10 ft) Moisture: dry, normal Light: full sun Fall colour: insignificant Berries: deep red drupes of edible but bitter fruit Flowers: white Growth rate: medium Life span: medium Maintenance: low Suckering: high Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 0.9 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft) Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other names: buffalo shepherdia, silver buffaloberry, thorny buffaloberry