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       Deciduous Shrub
HEIGHT:0 - 1 feet
SPREAD:3 - 4 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Matted or trailing shrub; deciduous; leathery leaves, upper side dark green, underside light green; white, pinkish or yellowish green flowers clustered at tips of branches; large black fruit is edible but seedy and tasteless; leaves turn bright red in fall; most leaves shrivel and turn brown in the winter, new leaves produced in the spring.
LIMITATIONS:Difficult to transplant.
HARDINESS:INT, N, SC, SE, W (Zone 1)
ORIGIN:Circumpolar at high latitudes
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The information for this Deciduous Shrub (138) was last updated on: 2010-12-27 19:18:26
       
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