Viburnum prunifolium

Common name: Blackhaw

Native plant

Blooms with white flowers in May, followed by the dark rose fruit that changes to blue-black in the fall. Birds relish the fruit. Blackhaw is one of the more shade-tolerant viburnums. The branches are perpendicular to the stem, unlike most other vase-shaped viburnums. The shape and large size provide an excellent specimen plant as well as a good screen. One of the best-clipped hedges, along with Cornelian Cherry Dogwood (Cornus mas).

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Plant Details

Plant type

Large Shrub, Shrub

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Uncompacted Urban Soils, Harsh Exposure Tolerant, New Construction, Road-side/Salt Tolerant

Habitat

Floodplain, Prairie Grasslands, Sandy Soils, Savannas, Woodlands

Growth form

Dence Growth Form, Shrubby/Clump, Single trunk

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

White

Fall color

Red Orange

Size

Mature height
10 Feet
Mature width
8 Feet
Max height
15 Feet
Max width
12 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Great for Screening/Border Plantings Loved by birds Pollinator hot spot Edible fruit

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