Hardiness: Zone 2.
Size: Bush 6ft.
Planting: Tolerate of shade and poor (including wet) conditions.
Fruit: Black berry clusters, approximately 1 cm.
Pollination: Self pollinating
Use: Excellent for juices, jams, baking and smoothies
Ripening: September, and berries will remain over winter.
Pot: 2 gal
Tart and very astringent with strong tannin flavour. A "superfruit" with high levels of vitamins and anti-oxidants. Also very ornamental with showy white spring flowers and brilliant red foliage in the fall.