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HEIGHT:20 - 30 feet
SPREAD:20 - 30 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Young plant is vase shaped, mature plant rounded with horizontal branching pattern; exfoliating bark; dark green leaves turning deep red in autumn; showy 3” bracts; flowers arranged above leaves, aging from creamy white to pinkish white; ¾” red fruit in September; needs moist well-drained acid with sun; can tolerate partial shade.
LIMITATIONS:Borer and leaf spot; susceptible to insect and disease if grown in inappropriate locations.
HARDINESS:SE (Zone 5)
ORIGIN:Japan, Korea, China
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