Tall shrub with edible fruit; grows well on most soils; to 8,000′ elev.; good wildlife species.
Tall thicket former; drought tolerant; native; to 7,500′ elev.
Low shrub with edible fruit; best on sandy to loamy soils; to 7,500′ elev.; short lived.
Medium, drought tolerant shurb; grows well on most soils; to 8000 ft. elevation; good wildlife species
Nice red fruit good for jelly; grows well in most soils; medium shrub with edible fruit; to 9000 feet elevation
Medium to tall shrub; grows best on sandy to loamy soils; to 9,500′ Can be used in our area for in the outer rows of multi-row plantings, due to its density, excellent cold hardiness and drought tolerance, although not listed as Proven Performer due to defoliation which can occur in some years due to grasshoppers or blister beetles, disappointing landowner with scraggly look in those seasons – but does recover well from attacks.
Medium shrub with edible fruit; grows well on most soils; to 9,000′ elev. Proven Performer and can be used in multi-row windbreaks in our area to provide windward side density to multi-row windbreaks OR where single row consisting of density and short barrier is desired.
Medium shrub; grows well on most soils; to 9,500′. Proven Performer and highly recommended for multi-row windbreaks in our area to provide density to outer rows of multi-row windbreaks. Similar in purpose to the Caragana, but without the tendency to be defoliated by grasshoppers.
Tall shrub; grows well on most soils; to 8,000′ elev.; excellent for windbreak purposes.