Botanical Name: Viburnum opulus var. americanum
Common Name: American Cranberry-Bush Viburnum
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Height: 8-12' Spread: 8-12' Habit/Form: Upright to rounded Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 2-7
Cultural Requirements: Sun to part shade; can be used in moist but not wet sites; prone to viburnum crown borer
Ornamental Characteristics; white, lace- cap flowers in May; red fruits attract wildlife; burgundy fall color
Uses in the Landscape: Shrub border, naturalizing, specimen
Birds Attracted: 35+ species, including flycatcher, flicker, bluebird, grosbeak, and redpoll
Plant Appeal for Birds: Fruit ripens in early September and persists through February
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Moderate degree of salt tolerance; use in low exposed areas
Plant tolerant of occasional or temporary flooding
Native to Midwest.
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