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Rhodotypos scandens, Black Jetbead

Rhodotypos scandens

Black Jetbead
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersDeciduousPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Features ovate, serrate, medium green leaves and white, 4-petaled flowers. Flowers appear in late spring to early summer and give way to glossy, jet black, bead-like berries.

A tough plant that adapts well to urban conditions.

The berries of this plant are toxic.

Rhodotypos scandens, Black Jetbead
Rhodotypos scandens, Black Jetbead

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