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HEIGHT:5 - 6 feet
SPREAD:6 - 8 feet
DISTINCTIONS:White to pale pink flowers in early summer; ½" bright red edible fruits in late summer; dark green leaves; very hardy; not bothered by moose.
LIMITATIONS:Short lived; survives in INT only in the warmest sites. Does not produce a good fruit crop every year in SC.
HARDINESS:INT, SC, SE (Zone 2)
ORIGIN:Northwestern China and Japan
CULTIVARS:‘Leucocarpa’ white fruits.
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The information for this Deciduous Shrub (244) was last updated on: 2010-12-27 19:51:30
    
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