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argentea

Classification

Order: Rhamnales
   Family: Elaeagnaceae
            Genus: Shepherdia
                        Specie: argentea

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Silvery oblong leaves; yellowish white flowers in spring; red fruit

Uses: Foliage contrast Dry gardens Shrub borders

Zones: 2?9

Description: This well-branched shrub grows to about 12 ft (3.5 m) tall in cultivation. It has spiny branches and silvery oblong leaves. The small flowers are yellowish white and borne in spring. On female plants the flowers are followed by glossy, red, pea-sized frui

Growth Habit: Multi-branching habit

Comments:

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial





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