A Deciduous shrub with a moderate growth rate. Round form with erect branches and multiple trunks. Edible and also eaten by birds.
Smoky Variety Characteristics: A large round fruit to 1/2 inch in diameter, the flesh is very sweet and juicy with a full flavour. A reliable and very heavy bearing cultivar with large yields Plants grow to 8-10 feet tall and produce suckers freely. This is the leading commercial variety in Canada
Native to: Great plains of North America, western USA Mature size: 8-10' tall
Leaves: color: medium green fall color: yellow, orange, red size: 1-2"
Flowers: color: white (showy) season: April size: 2-4" ; each flower is 0.5-1"
Fruit: color: blue-purple season: July size: 0.5" uses: pies, Jellies
Bark & Wood: color: light brown with red tint texture: smooth with fissures
Uses: landscaping, patio garden, bird habitat, fruit production
Culture: Tolerant of a wide range of light and soil conditions but prefers sun and moist, acidic soil. Easy to grow.
Tolerances: sun, shade, acidic soil
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