Viburnum opulus – European Cranberrybush

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Although the leaves drop in early Fall, displays of purple, bronzish-purple, reddish-yellow, and red are possible on this selection. Beautiful glossy-red drupes appear in fall and remain on the plant throughout winter, although the fruits do shrivel. European Cranberrybush is easily adaptable.

US Hardiness Zone:3b
Berry Color: Brilliant glossy red
Size (Height/Width)8-12 ft tall
Exposure:Sun to part shade
Bloom Time(s):Mid May
Growth Rate:
Native Country:Europe, North Africa, North Asia
Flowering Season:Spring
Flower Color:Off-white
Fragrant?:No
Full Botanical Name:Viburnum opulus

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

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