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Good shrub for naturalizing, especially in moist, semi-shady sites. Early spring flowers of green-yellow are a harbinger of spring. Small, oval shaped, scarlet fruits on female plants. Need both male and female plants for fruiting. Plants are unsexed. 2006 Plants of Merit®. 2012 Native Herb of the Year for the Herb Society of America.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 6 - 12'
  • Spread: 6 - 12'
  • Shape: Loosely rounded
  • Foliage: Light green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow
  • Zone: 5 - 9
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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