Ornamental shrub for rockery gardens, banks and ravines. Used in natural medicine to prevent flu and cold.
Deciduous shrub up to 3 to 5m. White flowers. The leaves are simple and oval. The fruits are red, edible berries.
Any soils prefering poor and dry ones.
Depending on the geographical areas and altitude sowing can take place from February to April. To obtain a more regular and faster germination stratify in cold the seeds for 5-6 months before the sowing. It is possible to use a sowing substrate for potting or soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination is completed.