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  • Height: Small tree or shrub, 8-12 feet
  • Light: Full sun to part shade
  • Soil: Moist
  • Bloom, White spring
  • Fruit: Edible; fall to winter; two needed for fruit
  • Foliage: Maple-like, red fall
  • More information and native range here

Viburnum, American Cranberry Bush

3 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High

    Larval host to Spring Azure, Humingbird Clearwing and other moth species; butterflies and songbirds; provides nesting structure for native bees

    Fruit is tart but edible and high in Vitamin C (best in jams and jellies); provides winter food for songbirds, pheasants, etc.

    Vase-shaped, caney shrub loaded with brilliant red late-summer fruits.  Spring flowers have attractive bracts surrounding the fertile flowers.  Three-season interest with red fruits and foliage.


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