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Cultural Details for Viburnum nudum

Common Name:
Smooth Witherod Viburnum

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
creamy white, June-early July, borne in 3-5" diamter, flat-topped cymes.

Fruit Details:
Changes from green to pink, then from red to blue, then black when ripe in September.

Fall Color:
Red to reddish-purple.

Bark Details:
gray to brown, scurfy in youth, finally glabrous.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Eastern North America

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
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.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.