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Silverberry (Wolf Willow) vs Wild Snowberry

Elaeagnus commutata

Symphoricarpos spp.

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Silverberry (Wolf Willow)
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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.

Wild Snowberry is a mix of Common Snowberry and Western Snowberry. Each shrub's size, flower, and berry colour may vary.

This plant is abundant across the prairies. It can be planted alone or as a hedge in small yards. This shrub's ornamental berries persist into winter. Wild Snowberry can be a natural habitat and food source for various animals.

SILVERBERRY (WOLF WILLOW) QUICK FACTS

WILD SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 3a
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: silver drupes (edible)
Berries: showy white berries persist into winter
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring
Flowers: white and occasionally pinkish
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 30 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: american silverberry, silver berry, wolf willow
Other Names: coralberry, ghostberry, waxberry, wolfberry


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