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Species: Viburnum prunifolium

(vye-bur'num prue-ni-fo'lee-um)

Viburnum prunifolium

Black Haw Viburnum

Found on Course Walks

Viburnums, Groundcovers & Vines

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

Woody Shrubs for Storm Water Retention

Cultivars

'Early Red', 'Knighthood', 'Ovation', 'Summer Magic'

Ornamental Characteristics

Shrub > 8 feet

12' - 15' (8' - 12' spread)

Deciduous

round-headed tree or multi-stem shrub with stiff branches. Irregular shape.

very adaptable; sun or shade

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun, Part shade, Shade

3b

Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)

Occasionally saturated or very wet soil; Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

mildew resistant; occasionally susceptible to scale and borers; Moderately susceptible to V. Leaf Beetle

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

transplants well, edible fruit, native to Northeast US.

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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