Small, pink flowers in spring, opening about the same time as the leaves unfold; summer leaves are small but lustrous; small, bright red fruit in late summer and autumn; autumn color is reddish to purplish red.
Full sun; prefers a moist, well-drained soil, but can tolerate dryness; avoid wet soils; tolerates alkaline soil; good salt tolerance.
5 - 7
Insect Relative Damage
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Spider mites,scale insects and fireblight are common problems. The low habit and stiff branches often trap autumn leaves as well as trash, so the plant may need to cleaned up occasionally.
This shrub can be used as a ground cover.