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Cultural Details for Viburnum opulus

Common Name:
European Cranberrybush Viburnum

Growth Rate:
Medium

Average Mature Height:
8-12', occasionally to 15'

Average Mature Width:
10-15'

Flower Details:
White outer ring 0.75" with yellow anthers creating pinwheel effect; May

Fruit Details:
Berry-like bright red, ripen Sept-Oct; shrivel in winter to raisin look

Fall Color:

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Aphids; borers problem in Midwest

Native Habitat:
Zones 3-8

Other Features:
One of the easiest viburnums to grow; excellent showy flower and fruit display.

Culture and Care:
Transplant B&B or from containers; pH adaptable

This plant was blooming:
4/14/2010 - 5/10/2010
4/27/2007 - 5/2/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 133

    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