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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet, possibly 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small bright orange to red globose berries containing numerous seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Winter
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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