Form: Broad Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Size: 20-30’ tall by 10-12’ wide
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Light Requirements: Full sun or partial shade may need some
protection from afternoon sun to prevent leaf scorch.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moderately acidic soil avoid
Bark: Dense branching
Flower: Small flowers that appear in spring
Fruit: A heavy fruiter, bright red berries appear in the fall
and remain through winter.
Foliage: Glossy dark green leaves are leathery and have spinose teeth. Bullate leaves with 1-3 spines along margin. Leaves consistently vary in number spines.
Uses: Specimen, barrier, hedge, or screen planting. Showy red fruit add winter interest.