Sargent viburnum (Viburnum sargentii)

USDA Hardiness Zones

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Sargent viburnum
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Sargent viburnum (Viburnum sargentii)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
8 to 12 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 12 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Wet soil, poor drainage (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
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
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, spreading form; 8-12’ tall and wide; coarse texture; thicker, dark green leaves; bronze new leaves; late, red to burgundy fall color; showy, lacy, white flowers in late spring; bright scarlet-red fruit in late summer to winter; fruit attracts birds; full sun to partial shade; adaptable to most soils and pH, but prefers a cool, fertile, loamy soil; prefers moist, well-drained soil; tolerant to wet soil; intolerant to drought and road salt; very susceptible to viburnum borer; do not shear; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4a

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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