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  • Height: 12 to 20 feet
  • Light: Sun to light shade
  • Soil: Moist
  • Bloom: White, spring
  • Fruit: Olive-shaped; pink to bluish-black (mature) (two for fruit)
  • Foliage: Burgundy-red fall 
  • Landscape uses: Hedge or screen, specimen tree.   
  • Deer resistant:  Yes
  • Fun fact: The berries can be eaten raw or made into jams and preserves.
  • More information and native range here

Viburnum, Blackhaw

3 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High. 

    Larval host to the Tufted Apple-bud Moth and other species; native bees, honey bees, bumble bees, butterflies, and more.

    Shapely shrub or small tree, enchanting white, spring flower clusters. edible summer berries and dark green foliage that becomes reddish-purple in fall.

    The Blackhaw tolerates drought and does well in urban conditions.  Disease resistance makes it a potential substitute for the White Flowering Dogwood. 

    Best fruit with two or more specimens and in full sun.  Fruit is good in jellies.  Flowers are not particularly fragrant.

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