Growth Form: Rounded
Crown Density: Open
Size: to 5-12’ high; to 5-12’ spread
Drought Resistance: Fair
Cold Hardiness: Good
Growth Rate: Rapid, up to 24" per year
Life Span: Moderate
Elevational Range: to 8,000’
Soil Conditions: Tolerates a wide variety, but prefers moist, slightly acidic soils
Possible Insect Problems: Borers, spider mites, aphids
Possible Disease Problems: Canker, Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot
Wildlife Value: Excellent; benefits birds, nesting cover and food value
Seasonal Color: Blooms in the summer, small star shaped white to yellow blooms.
Miscellany: Delicious edible fruit for jellies, canning, syrups and winemaking. Forms a thicket, spreading by suckers. Can be pruned into a single stemmed tree.