Nannyberry viburnum (Viburnum lentago)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Nannyberry viburnum
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Nannyberry viburnum (Viburnum lentago)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
All (wet, dry, and moist conditions)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
large, upright, open, suckering, leggy shrub; 15-20’ tall; 8-10’ wide; glossy, dark green leaves; reddish-purple fall color; showy, creamy-white flowers in mid spring; glossy, bluish-black fruit in fall that attracts birds; full sun; prefers a fertile, cool, loamy soil, pH adaptable; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; tolerant to wet and dry soils; very susceptible to powdery mildew; do not shear; native to Wisconsin; hardy to zone 3a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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