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Wild Snowberry vs Garrington Chokecherry

Symphoricarpos spp.

Prunus virginiana Garrington

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

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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.

Garrington Chokecherry is a self-fertile and rare chokecherry that is commonly used for commercial orchards. This highly prized selection is known for its heavy yields of large, reddish-black fruit that are easily harvested with an over row harvester.

Garrington Chokecherry is also commonly used for hedges and edible landscaping. This shrubs' chokecherries are commonly used in baking, preserves, wine, and jams or jellies.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

WILD SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: showy white berries persist into winter
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: white and occasionally pinkish
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: coralberry, ghostberry, waxberry, wolfberry


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