|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Soil pH Preferences:||Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 10b
|Plant Height:||20 to 35 feet|
|Plant Spread:||8 to 10 feet|
Other: When grown in full sun, leaves take on a reddish hue.
Edible to birds
Other: Clusters of purple to blackish berries, each containing 3 seeds.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Propagation: Seeds:||Stratify seeds: Cold stratify for 4 to 6 weeks at a temperature of 35ºF to 40ºF
Days to germinate: Seed germination may be very slow, sometimes taking more than a year.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
April is here and beekeepers will be kept busy trying to keep up with their bees' need for extra room to store the bounty collected from the blossoms they visited. April also marks the start of swarm season, so beekeepers will be keeping an eye out for swarms to catch; or they'll be trying to keep them from swarming by making splits.
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