Snowberry Seed

Symphoricarpos albus / alba

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The Snowberry is a strong growing deciduous shrub which can form dense thickets especially in hedgerows. The leaves are elliptical and up to 8cm long. Tiny pink flowers appear in the early summer followed by snowberries in the autumn that look like glistening white marbles on the branches. Is happy to be left alone or it can be trimmed/pruned heavily if necessary. Tough and tolerant. Poisonous if ingested

Earn up to 10 Points.

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Description

Symphoricarpus alba

Common name: Snowberry

Native: Western North America.

Provenance:  UK

Size and spread (10 years): 3m x 2m

Treatment required: Deeply dormant requires 39 weeks stratification.

Seeds / kg:   c. 127,000 ; 90% viable

Ideal sowing period: Spring

Soil conditions: Most soils.

Planting instructions: Sun or light shade

Mature height: 3m x 2m

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Genus

Symphoricarpus

Size

5gm seed pack (600 seeds approx.), Mini seed pack (approx 25 seeds)

Family

Caprifoliaceae

Flowering Month

May, June

Colour

pink

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

shrub

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

flowers, fruit

Requires

part shade, sun