Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Tolerates drought, once established.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||vy-BER-num proo-ni-FOH-lee-um|
|Lore||The common name Blackhaw is thought to be due to its similarity to hawthorns, which are sometimes called red haws, though the two plants are in an entirely different genus and plant family. The berries are edible and often picked and eaten fresh, or used in jams and preserves|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 10-15 ft. tall and 6-10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||White flowers in spring give way in autumn to blue-black, berry-like drupes|
|Design Ideas||Small specimen tree or large specimen shrub. Shrub borders. Tall hedge or screen. Incorporate into the background of a native planting.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Dry Shade|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Tolerates drought, once established.|
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: 3-8