- Height: 12 to 20 feet
- Light: Sun to light shade
- Soil: Moist
- Bloom: White, spring
- Fruit: Olive-shaped; pink to bluish-black (mature) (two for fruit)
- Foliage: Burgundy-red fall
- Landscape uses: Hedge or screen, specimen tree.
- Deer resistant: Yes
- Fun fact: The berries can be eaten raw or made into jams and preserves.
- More information and native range here
Pollinator value: Very High.
Larval host to the Tufted Apple-bud Moth and other species; native bees, honey bees, bumble bees, butterflies, and more.
Shapely shrub or small tree, enchanting white, spring flower clusters. edible summer berries and dark green foliage that becomes reddish-purple in fall.
The Blackhaw tolerates drought and does well in urban conditions. Disease resistance makes it a potential substitute for the White Flowering Dogwood.
Best fruit with two or more specimens and in full sun. Fruit is good in jellies. Flowers are not particularly fragrant.