Nannyberry (Blackhaw) Viburnum

Northern Ridge Nursery

Nannyberry (Blackhaw) Viburnum

Latin: Viburnum lentago

Other common names: blackhaw, sheepberry, sweet viburnum, wild raisin

Mature Height: 20 ft. a large shrub or small tree that often suckers at the base

Soil / Climate: Zones 4-9. Favors rich and moist soil. Grows in both shade and sun, very adaptable to many sites and hardy as a transplant.

Notes: Small, white, fragrant flowers. Fruit is light in color, and turns black in the fall. Fruit is persistent throughout winter and resembles raisins in appearance. Nannyberry leaves are 2" to 5" long and emerge as a light green, mature foliage is a dark glossy green, bloom time is mid to late May showy in full bloom. Good for difficult sites, hedges, background plant, barrier

Wildlife: A favorite winter food for ruffed grouse, bobwhite, pheasant, and many others.

Additional information on Viburnum lentago can be found on the link:USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database. Item # C1061-NV Shipping Size: 1-2 Feet

GROWING ZONES: 4-9 / SUN EXPOSURE: Full to partial sun

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