2 and 3 Gallon
5-7 leaflets comprise each leaf of this water-loving, multi-stem shrub. The black fruit is used for pies, jellies, juice, and wine. Very attractive to birds. Used medicinally.
Flower Color: White
Zones: 3 to 9
Growth Habit: Fast
Spread: 6 to 8′
Light Needs: Full sun to part-shade
Flowering Season: Late Spring
Landscape Value: 2 of 5
Cultivars with attractive foliage are available in the trade.
Naturalizing Value: 5 of 5 Prefers wet soil, but grows in gardens and orchards if mulched.
Pollen Value: 2 of 5
Nectar Value: 1 of 5
Water Requirements: Medium to high. Tolerates wet feet more than it needs wet feet.