Silver Buffaloberry, Bullberry, Thorny Buffaloberry, Bull Berry Shepherdia argentea
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Silver Buffaloberry, Bullberry, Thorny Buffaloberry, Bull Berry
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In Stock: 21.92 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
cold stratify for 90 days.
Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
can be fall sown without stratification.
if hot water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required.
In a Nutshell:
* Shepherdia argentea ( Silver Buffaloberry or Bull berry , thorny buffaloberry ) is a species of Shepherdia , native to central North America from southern Canada ( Alberta , Saskatchewan , Manitoba ) south in the United States to northern California and New Mexico . more...
* Lovely silvery leaves, to 2", thorny; red or orange fruit, edible, used in preserves; tolerant of cold, high pH, and drought; native to Manitoba and Saskatchewan south to Kansas and Nevada.
* The plants can be grown as a hedge and windbreak. A red dye is obtained from the fruit. Because it has a wide-ranging root system, forms thickets and is wind tolerant, it is sometimes planted for erosion control. more...