Viburnum opulus var. americanum | American Cranberrybush Viburnum

(Viburnum trilobium)

This Viburnum grows as a large, densely branched, rounded shrub. For smaller yards, 'Compactum', shown in photos, may fit the bill, reaching to 6 feet high and as wide. Like many Viburnums, flowers are borne in flat-topped clusters. Bright red berries that can be used to make jellies and preserves follow in late summer. Brilliant orange and red fall color. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -40F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 12 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds