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Viburnum lentago

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More About Viburnum lentago

  • Flat-topped clusters of creamy-white flowers
  • Bluish-black fruit in the fall is attractive to birds
  • Glossy, green leaves turn reddish-purple in the fall
  • Upright, columnar, multi-stemmed habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

2

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Nannyberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Lentago' can be grown as a tree form or as a multi-stemmed clump. Viburnum is best grown in a medium, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Prune soon after flowering so the next season's  flower buds can form in summer.


Viburnum lentago Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Roadside planting
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Viburnum lentago

Prunus americana

Prunus americana

American Plum

Cornus racemosa

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry