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HEIGHT:25 - 30 feet
SPREAD:20 - 25 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Small tree or large shrub, grown as specimen, border, hedge; slender thorns, 1"-3" long; leaves emerge reddish purple turning dark green; fall color orange, red, purplish; white flowers; 1/4" glossy red fruit remains on plant through winter; full sun; adaptable to a wide range of soils.
LIMITATIONS:Thorns may limit placement; susceptible to disease and insects.
HARDINESS:SE, SC (Zone 3)
ORIGIN:Southeastern United States
CULTIVARS:‘Clark’ heavy fruiting that persists through winter.; ‘Fastigiata’ columnar form with smaller flowers and fruit.; ‘Vaughn’ heavy fruiting; smaller size to 15’; very susceptible to leaf rust.
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The information for this Deciduous Shrub (178) was last updated on: 2010-12-21 20:31:43
      
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