Description + Attributes:
Nannyberry Viburnum is a large growing “leggy” native shrub that can be pruned into a small tree form. It produces 2-3” clusters of white flower in the spring. Mature fruit are black in color. Fall color is deep maroon to red. The glossy, green leaves are 1 ½” wide and up to 4” long.
- Very shade tolerant in nature, it grows larger in more open sunny areas.
- Spreads by roots and suckers to form colonies and makes an excellent privacy or regular hedgerow.
- From the showy white flower in May, to its burgundy color in autumn this shrub provides year-round.
- This native plant is typically found in woodlands and wood edges and is a smart choice for naturalizing.
- Its flowers are a great for spring pollinator insects and it produces small fruit in autumn that can persist into winter which serves as a valuable food source for various wildlife.
- This plant is generally disease and pest resistant but can bear a powdery mildew on its leaves in autumn.
& Width 10’-15’
Great for pollinators and provides food and cover for various wildlife species.
Full Sun/Partial Shade
Moist and well drained soils.
Moderate Drought Tolerance