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Cultural Details for Viburnum dilatatum 'Erie'

Common Name:
Erie Linden Viburnum

Growth Rate:
slow to medium

Average Mature Height:
6'

Average Mature Width:
10'

Flower Details:
White, 0.25" diameter, May-early June, borne in pubescent, flat-topped, cymes, 4-6" diameter

Fruit Details:
drupe, 0.33" long, ovoid, bright red, cherry red or scarlet, September-October; often persisting into December, though the color fades with time.

Fall Color:
Yellow, orange, red; can hold leaves late.

Bark Details:
young branches hispid, brown.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None serious

Native Habitat:
Eastern Asia

Other Features:
Use as a specimen or shrub border.

Culture and Care:
Best in even-moistured, slightly acid soils, full sun to partial shade.

This plant was blooming:
5/19/2010 - 5/24/2010
5/20/2005 - 5/27/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 138, Bed 184

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu