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Snowy mespilus Overview
This is a deciduous shrub which grows to about 3m tall. The new growth of oval leaves is covered in hairs, but the leaves are soon smooth, and turn mid green in the summer, shades of coppery orange in the autumn. In the spring, white flowers appear and are followed by bluish fruits which are edible.
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How to propagate Snowy mespilus
Propagate in autumn by seed, in late autumn to early spring by layering or in the case of suckering species, by division.
Other uses of Snowy mespilus
Ornamental for both foliage and flowers but also grown for its fruits which are edible raw or cooked.