Compact little evergreen shrub or groundcover. Semi-evergreen. Dark green leaves. Full sun.
Size at Maturity:
Moderate grower to 1-2' tall and spreads up to 5' wide.
Little white flower in summer.
The best feature of this plant is the bright red berries in the fall and persisting until winter. Best used as a barrier, border, ground cover, erosion control, espalier, firescaping, hedge, mass planting, rock and wildlife gardens.
Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions, but does not do well in hot, humid climates. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: summer after flowering.