Silver Buffaloberry

Silver Buffaloberry

Shepherdia argentea

$17.00$32.00 + GST

A native, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. A very tough plant that will grow in the coldest, and driest areas. Features, narrow, silver, fuzzy foliage throughout the season on thorny branches. Produces small, fragrant yellow flowers in early spring, followed by red, ornamental fruit in late summer to early fall. Smooth brown bark and silver branches give this plant an appealing winter interest.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 13 ft SOIL Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 10 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Ornamental Fruit
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Latin Name: Shepherdia argentea
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Silver fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Screen/Hedge:

A large shrub suitable to plant under power lines

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires well drained conditions and will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Used for wildlife food. Fruit is small in size and red in colour. Berries have a sour/bitter taste.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot

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