Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Size: To 9' tall and 6' wide
Flowers in spring followed by black fruit. Well-drained moist, acidic soil preferred. Sun to light shade.
Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 351 in 1753.
Native to Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria and the Caucasus.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 1: 30 in 1798:
having been introduced to us first by Mr. F. Masson about the year 1786.