Viburnum opulus var. americanum /American Cranberrybush

Viburnum opulus var. americanum   / Viburnum opulus var. americanum
Fertile and sterile flowers in a single cluster
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Fertile and sterile flowers in a single cluster

Cluster of hanging berries in late autumn

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Scientific Name: Viburnum opulus var. americanum
Common Name: American Cranberrybush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a selection of the cranberrybush viburnum that is more compact and slower growing. It too produces showy white flowers in spring and red fruit in the fall.