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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 25 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1 inch fleshy spherical purple-black drupe containing a single small stone
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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