American Cranberry Bush (Viburnum)



Product Description

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 16 feet tall, often shorter.
Leaf: Green
Fruit: Red, Orange.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
Soil Description: Wet to average, well-drained loams.
Conditions Comments: Flood, disease and insect tolerant. Transplants easily. Edible berries.


Use Wildlife: Songbirds, gamebirds, small mammals.
Use Food: The berries make an excellent winter-survival food because they remain above the snow and are sweeter after freezing. (Kershaw)
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Spring Azure

Photo/Info credit: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower center:

Price: $25.00 + 7% Tax = $26.75

All trees/shrubs will be in 3 gallon containers


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