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Silverberry (Wolf Willow) vs Pygmy Caragana

Elaeagnus commutata

Caragana pygmaea

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Silverberry (Wolf Willow)
Pygmy Caragana

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.

Pygmy Caragana is a shrub that is related to Common Caragana and has a compact size that is suitable for yards with limited space. Its size is perfect for landscaping and decorative hedges, and requires little maintenance. This nitrogen fixer has fine-textured foliage and small yellow flowers. Much like Common Caragana, it is hardy and drought tolerant.

Popular as a low maintenance commercial landscaping shrub and for hedging. This species does have tiny spines that might poke you a bit. It has a nice appealing texture when mature.

SILVERBERRY (WOLF WILLOW) QUICK FACTS

PYGMY CARAGANA QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $6.29
Lowest Price: $1.69 - SAVE UP TO 49%
Zone: 1a
Zone: 2b
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Height: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Berries: silver drupes (edible)
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring
Flowers: prolific tiny yellow pea-like flowers
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 30 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: american silverberry, silver berry, wolf willow
Other Names: pygmy peashrub


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