Small, pale pink flowers in spring; summer leaves are lustrous; small, black fruit in late summer and autumn; autumn color is a combination of yellow, orange and red.
Full sun; prefers a moist, well-drained soil, but can tolerate dryness; tolerates alkaline soil, somewhat tolerant of salt.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Spider mites,scale insects, fireblight, leaf spots, and canker.
Branches low to the ground so it can be used as a hedge or screen.