20 - 30 (feet)
18 - 25 (feet)
INVASIVE. Fast growing; salt tolerant; clusters of flowers in spring; purple-black fruits; well branched, flower spikes held up from the branches.
INVASIVE. Susceptible to black knot disease; suckers at the base unless grafted onto European bird cherry or Amur chokecherry root stock. Should not be planted as it spreads aggressively and competes with native vegetation.
INT, SC, SE (Zone 2)
Canada Red' young leaves are green and turn maroon in early summer; flowers pinkish-white; redder leaves and straighter trunks than 'Shubert'; susceptible to dieback in INT.'Shubert' young leaves are green and turn maroon in early summer; white flowers.
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