Mohican Viburnum

Viburnum lantana 'Mohican'

One of the most effective displays of bright, orange-red fruit, lasting for four weeks in midsummer. Also selected for its compact growth and dense, dark green foliage, great for hedges. Deciduous.
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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 lan-TAY-na
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and slightly wider.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Design IdeasThis is an excellent shrub with disease-resistant foliage that you won't be afraid to show in the border. Or use it for a screen when planted in a row. Spring blooms and fall berries are a plus.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBeardtongue (Penstemon); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Aster (Aster); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Elderberry (Sambucus)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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