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Genus of 8 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs or small trees.
The only species in cultivation is triloba which is ornamental and produces edible fruit with adequate sunshine.
Good to know - requires long, hot summers to achieve tree stature and to fruit. Usually grown as multi-stemmed foliage shrub.
Place of Origin - eastern North America.
Deciduous - and evergreen shrubs
Tall Shrub - or small trees
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Neutral to acid soil