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Common Snowberry vs Robert Chokecherry

Symphoricarpos albus

Prunus virginiana Robert

Common Snowberry
Robert Chokecherry

Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.

This North American native species is very adaptable, and can be used for erosion control in riparian and restoration areas. Snowberry's fruit attracts wildlife, and livestock can consume the berries without issue.

Note: This difficult to grow species is not regularly scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. If there aren't seedlings available for purchase, try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Developed in Barrhead, Alberta, the Robert Chokecherry produces very large berries (comparable to the size of grapes) with good yield.

The berries can be used for wine, jams, jellies and fresh picking, making it one of the sweeter chokecherries. Rich, red foliage make it a striking landscape addition.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

ROBERT CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 1a
Zone: 2b
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: white waxy berries
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans

Toxicity: Toxic to animals with segmented stomachs (horses, cattle, deer moose, etc.)

Other Names: common snowberry