Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Indiancurrant Coralberry, Buckbrush

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - spreading, arching shrub
Mature Height - 2-4(5)' tall
Mature Width - 4-8' wide
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Small yellowish-white flowers, June or July, in dense and short clusters/spikes.
Fruit - Purplish-red, berry-like, drupe fruits are small 0.16-0.25" diameter, maturing in October, persist into winter.
Leaf - Opposite, simple leaves, elliptic to ovate, small (0.5-1.25" long, 0.25-0.75" wide), dull dark green above, glaucescent and pubescent beneath, on a very short petiole.
Fall Color -
Bark - Bark is brown, and is often shredding/peeling on older wood.
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - adapts to partial sun, moist to dry conditions, and a loamy or rocky soil. Zone 2-7(8)
Native Habitat - New Jersey to Georgia, Kansas and Texas, west to South Dakota.
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Coralberry.
- Other plants of the family Caprifoliaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Symphoricarpos.
- Other plants of the species Symphoricarpos orbiculatus.