Thorny upright spreading shrub native to many parts of North America. Attractive silver foliage and white stemmed new growth.
AttributesType: Deciduous Shrub
Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading
Mature Height: 3 - 4m (10 - 13 ft.)
Mature Spread: 3m (10 ft.)
Feature Characteristics: Rabbit Resistant, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Birds
Ornamental FeaturesFlower Colour: Yellow-white
Flowering Time: May - June
Foliage Colour: Silver
Bark Colour: Brown bark on silver branches
Fruit: Ornamental orange-red berries in the fall.
CareGeneral Maintenance: Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs.
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency.
Soil: Best grown on moist soils with good drainage, but plants are well-adapted to dry, moderately alkaline soils with good drainage. Tolerates poor dry soils.
Fertilizer: Feed in early spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to the new growth.
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