American Cranberry Viburnum

Viburnum trilobum

Snow white, flat top flowers blanket the shrub which are followed by intense crimson red berries in late summer. Red-purple Autumn foliage. Fruit may be used for jams, jellies and syrups. Also makes a great food source for wildlife. Attractive as a woodland or border plant, or as a stand-alone accent.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num try-LOH-bum
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 8-15 ft. tall and 8-10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in summer give way in autumn to blue-black, berry-like drupes
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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