This tree can be trained (as any good dog can be!) into a nice specimen small tree, or left as a multi-stemmed shrub. Very tough and resilient! Flat clusters of tiny white flowers are blooming by late spring. The foliage is a medium green and rough to the touch, turning a beautiful burgundy in early fall. The summer fruit is white, ripens in late summer and holds into fall.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
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