Grown for its beautiful flat-topped white flowers which cover the
plants in early May for a month or more, followed in July by fruits
which emerge red and mature to black.
may remember an article in Southern Living Magazine in which it was
likened to our native white-flowering dogwood, only better!
Plant as a large-growing shrub or "tree-form" (remove lower side
branches to expose 3 or 4 of its larger trunks) to grow as a
Leaves turn attractive burgundy color in fall before dropping for
winter, emerging again in early spring.
'Shasta' matures at about 10' tall and wide. Expect 1-2' of growth a
Plant in sun to light shade.