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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus

Snowberry

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & September
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread1m to 2m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourPink

Description

Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus (Snowberry). This is also called S. rivularis. This upright shrub has arching shoots, with oval to oblong, lobed, dark green leaves. Bell-shaped, pink flowers are borne in racemes, in early summer, followed by white fruit.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Ornamental, fruit, shade, erosion control

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They will grow in any moist, well-drained soil in sun or shade. Watch out, it is suckering.

Propagation

You can propagate from hard-wood cuttings.

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