Viburnum lentago – Nannyberry

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Birds and other animals love the drupes on this adaptable Viburnum. Purple fall color can be an added bonus to this species, although the leaves fall early so it’s not a guarantee. While this Viburnum is adaptable to a wide range of pH, sunlight, and soil moisture levels, keep this plant in the sun in an airy area to lessen the impact of powdery mildew.

US Hardiness Zone:2a
Berry Color: Changes from green to yellow to pinkish-red to black
Size (Height/Width)15-25 ft high
Exposure:Sun to shade
Bloom Time(s):Early to mid May
Growth Rate:
Native Country:United States, Canada
Flowering Season:Spring
Flower Color:White
Fragrant?:No
Full Botanical Name:Viburnum lentago

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Content Sources: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Team, Gary Kling – University of Illinois

 

 

 

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