Native Region: western North America from British Columbia to California
Zone Range: 6-10
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 23 June, 2013
Seed count: 20-25
This arching, thicket-forming deciduous shrub has glossy dark green leaves and bears small, bell-shaped almond-scented white flowers in early spring. Flowers are followed by plum-like purple-black fruit about 3/4 inches long. Height and spread 8-12 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in a seedbed as soon as ripe. Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or part-shade.