Native to Asia & Japan.
Hardiness (see References, below)
Zones 4 - 8.
Late Summer, Fall, Winter.
2 - 8 ft (0.6 - 2.5 m).
Sun or shade, most soils, very adaptable. Prune in late Winter.
From seeds or by tip cuttings.
Great woodland garden/shady garden plant. It's leaves and berries are edible. Berries, rich in vitamin C, can be used to make jellies and candies; leaves, are sometimes used as tea.
This attractive shrub can be a vigorous grower. Indeed, some consider it an invasive weed, these days. See your state regulations before planting.
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