Full sun; moist, well-drained soil is best, but tolerates dry sites; tolerates alkaline soil.
Numerous cultivars available. Check local nurseries for cultivars available in your area.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Phomopsis and Kabatina blights are common disease problems.
The cultivars of this species are so variable in size that it is important for the consumer to verify the ultimate size of any cultivar prior to purchase.