Attention Seed Buyers from the United States Only

You must now obtain a 'Small Lots of Seed' Permit
This permit can be obtained free of charge through the APHIS-USDA website.
 https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/import-information/permits/plants-and-plant-products-permits/plants-for-planting/small-lots-seed.
The buyer must obtain and provide a Small Lots of Seed Permit to GreenTree Agroforestry Solutions before the order will be shipped.

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'Pintail' Western Snowberry Seed

    Description

    Latin Name: Symphoricarpus occidentalis

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Caprifoliacaea

    Native Range: Canadian prairies

    Seed Source: Natural stand near Kutawagan Lake, Saskatchewan.

    Height and Spread: 2m x 2m (25 years)

    Overview: 'Pintail' western snowberry is a small shrub developed for reclamation and waterfowl nesting habitat planting.

    Fruits: Fruit is a berry-like drupe containing two nutlets.

    Average number of seeds/packet: 1,200

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Somewhat difficult to germinate, stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 90 days at 20°C followed by 120 days at 5°C. Acid scarification for 30 minutes can substitute for warm stratification

    Ideal sowing time: Seeds sown in July will germinate the following spring (preferred method). Sow stratified seed in late May

    Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 0.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

    Growing conditions: Snowberry grows well on most soils except those that are excessively wet, or dry. 

    AGROFORESTRY VALUE

    'Pintail' Snowberry is used for wildlife habitat and Ecobuffer plantings. The continuous flowering makes it attractive to pollinators. Waterfowl use snowberry for nesting habitat.


    'Pintail' Western Snowberry Seed

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      Latin Name: Symphoricarpus occidentalis DESCRIPTION Family: Caprifoliacaea Native Range: Canadian prairies Seed Source: Natural stand near Kutawagan Lake, Saskatchewan. Height... Read more

      $19.00

        Description

        Latin Name: Symphoricarpus occidentalis

        DESCRIPTION

        Family: Caprifoliacaea

        Native Range: Canadian prairies

        Seed Source: Natural stand near Kutawagan Lake, Saskatchewan.

        Height and Spread: 2m x 2m (25 years)

        Overview: 'Pintail' western snowberry is a small shrub developed for reclamation and waterfowl nesting habitat planting.

        Fruits: Fruit is a berry-like drupe containing two nutlets.

        Average number of seeds/packet: 1,200

        SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

        Stratification: Somewhat difficult to germinate, stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 90 days at 20°C followed by 120 days at 5°C. Acid scarification for 30 minutes can substitute for warm stratification

        Ideal sowing time: Seeds sown in July will germinate the following spring (preferred method). Sow stratified seed in late May

        Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 0.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

        Growing conditions: Snowberry grows well on most soils except those that are excessively wet, or dry. 

        AGROFORESTRY VALUE

        'Pintail' Snowberry is used for wildlife habitat and Ecobuffer plantings. The continuous flowering makes it attractive to pollinators. Waterfowl use snowberry for nesting habitat.


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