|'Catskill' has smaller, dull, dark green leaves which assume good yellow, orange and red fall coloration. The creamy white inflorescences are produced in May and the dark red fruit clusters ripen in mid-August and provide color until mid-winter.
The foliage is dark green and lustrous, changes to purple or bronze in the fall. Flowers appear in late spring or early summer, are small, white, on 3 to 5 inches cymes, borne abundantly, covering the shrub. The fruit is a red to scarlet drupe, borne in the fall, can remain on the plant until winter.
Prefers moist, well drained, acid soil. Excellent all purpose shrub for the border, as a specimen, or for mass plantings. Not troubled by pests, native to Asia.