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Symphoricarpos Genus

Snowberry

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Symphoricarpos genus (Snowberry). There are about 17 species of deciduous shrubs. They produce elliptical to nearly round leaves. The flowers are small, bell-shaped, pink or white and will bloom in early spring. They are grown for their large crops of distinctive berries. They are fully hardy and will require sun or semi-shade and fertile soil.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrubs

Other common names

Coral berry

Interest and use

Grown mainly for their clusters of showy, long persistent fruits.

Cultivation

They will grow in any moist, well-drained soil in sun or shade, you can propagate from hard-wood cuttings.

Propagation

Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer or by division in the autumn. Take hardwood cuttings in the winter.

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