Height and Spread Silverberry is a aggressive suckering shrub that grows 1 to 3 metres in height and may have a crown width of 1 to 2 metres.
Hardiness Zone 2
Preferred growing conditions Grows well in full sun or light shaded areas that have coarse soils and good subsoil moisture. It’s drought tolerant but cannot stand water-logged or ponded sites.
Form Silverberry shrubs are narrow bushes with upright branches.
Flower/seeds Fragrant, yellow tubular flowers with silver exteriors grow from the leaf stems in May.
Leaf Silverberry leaves are simple, slivery green, oval-shaped leaves approximately 1 to 7 cm in size.
Bark/wood Bark is brown and sometimes shades of grey.
Berries Silvery, egg-shaped berries -- with a fleshy outside and seed inside -- grow and mature in September and October.
Pruning Prune to keep shape. This shrub is an aggressive suckering shrub.
Branch cankers. Wildlife will eat branches and bark.