3499

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Estimated Height at Pickup: 2-3’, 3 gal

This hardy small tree offers seeds with winter interest and bright fall color! Rapidly suckering habit makes it questionable for maintained plantings, but ideal to fill space after invasive removal, and for slope stabilization! Flowers are green, but female flowers may have a pink blush. Female flowers mature into showy red cluster of fruit that often persist into winter.

Pollination: Male and female needed. Our plants are too young to be sexed.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Adaptable 

Height: 9’-15’

Width: 9’-15’

Bloom Color: Green, Pink

Bloom Time: June

Fruit: Drupes in fuzzy red casings are grouped in pyramidal clusters and mature in fall.

Fall Color: Orange, Red

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, wasps, and occasionally butterflies and beetles. Hosts the red banded hairstreak, moths such as the regal and showy emerald, a few beetles, wasps, a treehopper, and some smaller insects. Seeds are eaten by various game and songbirds including turkey, bobwhite, woodpeckers, and cardinals. Commonly browsed by deer and rabbits.

Notes: Regular mowing around the tree/colony is the best way to curb runners.

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