Bare Root Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)
Bare Root Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)
Bare Root Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)
Bare Root Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)

Bare Root Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)

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Deciduous, North American shrub

Bears creamy white, flattened clusters of flowers in spring, followed by pink-rose, edible fruit that ripens to bluish black; foliage turns purple to reddish in autumn

Origin: North America

This handsome shrub or small tree is native to Michigan and Connecticut south to Texas and Florida. Thomas Jefferson’s idea for a shrubbery at Monticello in 1771 included the planting of “Haw,” in addition to various other native and exotic trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, and hardy perennial flowers. It was offered in Philadelphia by the Bartrams in their nursery listing of 1793 along with several other viburnum species. Blackhaw viburnum is highly adaptable to a variety of growing situations and, with its attractive flowers, showy fruits, and outstanding fall color, is an excellent specimen in the landscape.

This plant will ship bare root. Blackhaw Viburnum is approximately 18" tall.

~ If you can't plant immediately, store your plant in a cool location and keep the roots moist or pot in a container with a nursery potting mix from your local garden center.

~ Before planting, let the roots soak for several hours as you prepare the site. You'll want to dig a large enough hole so the root mass can spread out and the plant is at the same soil level as when it was growing in the nursery.

~ Once planted, water it in well and wait a month before fertilizing. Mulching will help to maintain moisture and raise soil temperatures for faster growth.

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Genus Viburnum
Species prunifolium
USDA Zones 3 - 9
Exposure Full Sun to Light Shade
Habit Grows 10-15 feet high and 8-12 feet wide
Culture Prefers moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
Attributes Attracts bees/butterflies, Attracts birds, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Edible, Fall color

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