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Bearberry vs Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Elaeagnus commutata

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Bearberry
Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Bearberry is a dwarf shrub known for its creamy pink flowers and red edible fruits.

It is great as a filler in gardens and flowerbeds in place of invasive ground cover plants, like English Ivy.

Bearberry will attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to your property.

Silverberry (also known as Wolf Willow) is a common native North American shrub. This beautiful ornamental plant has characteristic silver leaves and fragrant yellow flowers.

Its silver berries remain on the branches through the winter. Silverberry is cold hardy and has some ability as a nitrogen fixer. It can grow on dry to moist sandy/gravel soils. This plant is very low maintenance.

BEARBERRY QUICK FACTS

SILVERBERRY (WOLF WILLOW) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1b
Zone: 1a
Height: 0.1 m (0.3 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: many small red berry-like drupes
Berries: silver drupes (edible)
Flowers: small, purple-white
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: 30 years
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: kinnikinnick, mealberry, sandberry
Other Names: american silverberry, silver berry, wolf willow


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no