Native Region: Japan, Korea
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: Cool to hot temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 06 October, 2013
Seed count: 12-15
This lovely small deciduous tree has mottled bark and wavy-margined dark green leaves that turn crimson-purple in the fall. Greenish-white flowerheads surrounded by white bracts appear in early summer, followed by fleshy red fruits. Height 22 feet; spread 15 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seeds in containers in late winter to early spring. Cover with a thin layer of scree (fine pebbles - to prevent rain from splashing out soil) Grow in fertile, humusy well-drained soil in sun or part shade.