This is a 2 or 3 metre high shrub which blossoms white flowers at the beginning of May. The green berries turn red from July to November. An important source of food and shelter for birds, it can also be used to control blood pressure, to graft pear trees or for tools given the wood is hard and homogenous.
This herbaceous plant flowers in the month of May. Like the Hawthorn, this is a melliferous plant favoured by pollinating insects. As a medicinal plant, it is also possible to make a liquid with its leaves, being rich in potassium.