This plant can be used to create a pretty, fragrant hedge that produces edible berries in summer. Fully ripe fruits are juicy, sweet, and tart with a taste reminiscent of sour cherries, and may be eaten fresh off the shrub, dried, or cooked into delicious pies or preserves.
Water: Prefers moist soil but can tolerate drought
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: A deciduous shrub, growing to 9' tall
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Sandy loam or clay, but needs good drainage
Origin: East Asia, China, and Japan