Wind break Plants Zone 2b

Created by: ravenphyre on 2021-04-27 • List type: guild • Visibility: Public

Here are a sample of the types of plants that can be used as wind breaks. This list was shared to me by Drew Patternson.

Please share your wind break selections for your zone.

Remember to mix your plant families, and add your other guild layers.

My favourite cover crop is alpine strawberries.

Plant Latin name Notes Actions
Black currant
Ribes nigrum
Ribes nigrum
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Black walnut
Juglans nigra
Juglans nigra
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Buffaloberry
Shepherdia argentea
Shepherdia argentea
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Butternut - White Walnut
Juglans cinerea
Juglans cinerea
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Canadian Plum
Prunus nigra
Prunus nigra
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Chokeberry
Aronia melanocarpa
Aronia melanocarpa
Note

Crabapple
Malus sieversii
Malus sieversii
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Korean Nut Pine
Pinus koraiensis
Pinus koraiensis
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Manchurian apricot
Prunus armeniaca mandschurica
Prunus armeniaca mandschurica
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Pin Cherry
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus pensylvanica
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Red raspberry
Rubus idaeus
Rubus idaeus
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Saskatoon berry
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier alnifolia
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Sea-buckthorn
Hippophae rhamnoides
Hippophae rhamnoides
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Siberian pea shrub
Caragana arborescens
Caragana arborescens
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Sugar maple
Acer saccharum
Acer saccharum
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Western Sand Cherry
Prunus besseyi
Prunus besseyi
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White Spruce
Picea glauca
Picea glauca
Note

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