Soapberry - Shepherdia canadensis | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Soapberry

Scientific name: Shepherdia canadensis

Example mature size: 3 m tall, 1.8 m wide; 10 ft tall, 6 ft wide

Sunlight: Partial-sun

Water: Dry

Soil: Sand, Chalk, Gravel

Blooms: White in June

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Common

Natural habitats: Roadsides-ravines, Rocky-alvars

Wildlife benefits: Deer/moose 🦌, Rodents 🐿️, Omnivores 🦝

Points of interest: -  Generally does best in partial shade, nutrient poor soils, and dry to moist water conditions - Can be found in open areas, forest edges, or growing in sandy, rocky or gravelly soils - Deer eat the leaves, while chipmunks, bear, grouse, and catbirds can be seen  eating the berries