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Viburnum

Viburnum trilobum

Also known as

American cranberry bush, Highbush cranberry, Cranberry bush

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

4m

3.5m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Viburnum Overview

This species is a deciduous shrub which is dense and rounded. The leaves are 3-lobed and dark green which will turn yellow-red in the autumn. The flowers are borne in late spring with terminal cymes of tiny tubular white blooms, followed by red fruits.

Common problems with Viburnum

How to propagate Viburnum

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Viburnum

Grown for their foliage, autumn colour (in many deciduous species), flowers and, often fruits. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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