Free Shipping   |   Choose your own Shipping Date   |   Our Guarantee   |   Volume Discounts   |   How to Order

 
 
 

Western Chokecherry vs Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Prunus virginiana var. demissa

Elaeagnus commutata

SAVE UP TO 30%

SAVE UP TO 52%

Western Chokecherry
Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.

It produces white flowers in the spring and edible dark purple fruit that matures between September and October. Its cherries are great for making for making jams and jellies (or wine), but are not very palatable for raw eating.

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.

WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

SILVERBERRY (WOLF WILLOW) QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $3.49 - SAVE UP TO 30%
Lowest Price: $6.29 - SAVE UP TO 52%
Zone: 2a
Zone: 1a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Berries: edible small berries that can be used for making jelly and wine
Berries: silver drupes (edible)
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: 30 years
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium



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


Other Names: bitter-berry, chokecherry, common chokecherry, virginia bird berry
Other Names: american silverberry, silver berry, wolf willow


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