No Berries On Bittersweet This Year

Question From: L. Carpenter - Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Q: There has always been berries on the bittersweet in my yard and along the rural back roads I live on. This year there are no berries anywhere. Why? I live in Charlottesville, Va....Albemarle County

A: Excessive heat and lack of water may have been the reasons. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy