- Winter-fruiting plants are those whose fruits remain attached
to the plants long after they first become ripe in the fall. Many
are not palatable until they have frozen and thawed many times.
Examples are glossy black chokecherry, Siberian and "red splendor"
crabapple, snowberry, bittersweet, sumacs, American highbush
cranberry, eastern and European wahoo, Virginia creeper, and