Anthracnose, powdery mildew, rust, leaf spots and rot that discolors the fruit are common.
Due to high incidence of disease and vigorous suckering, this shrub tends to require high maintenance.
|Hardiness Zone:||3 - 7|
|Mature Height:||3-6 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3-6 Feet|
|Features:||Small spikes of pink flowers (not very showy); fruits are white and berry-like from September through November.|
|Culture:||Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soils are best, but tolerates some dryness; tolerates alkaline soil.|
|Mature Form:||Rounded to broad rounded; tends to sucker.|
|Native To:||United States (and Illinois)|
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