NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON
(new stock expected: fall of 2022)
Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
Like the Common Snowberry, the Western Snowberry is a small shrub with pink flowers useful for feeding livestock and preventing erosion. Unlike the common species, however, the Western Snowberry is much more suited to wet conditions, capable of persevering through poor soil drainage and occasional flooding.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
WESTERN SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
Berries: small, dense clusters which often last through winter. poisonous to humans
Flowers: pinkish white in small clusters, blooms june-august
Bark: pale green to light red-brown, greys and shreds with age
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Pollution tolerance: medium
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Toxicity: berries are toxic to humans
Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: buckbrush, wolfberry
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting