What Fruit Grows on Buckthorn?

The buckthorn, considered a small tree or a large shrub, produces a small, round, bright red fruit that ripens to a shade of black during the fall. The sweetly flavored buckthorn berry is a favorite among birds and is safe for human consumption.

Keywords: buckthorn tree berries, edible buckthorn berries, buckthorn shrub berries

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Amy Deemer has been writing since 1992. Her articles on family life and pets have appeared in the family section of "The Herald Standard" newspaper. Deemer has an Associate of Arts degree in liberal studies from Westmoreland Community college.