University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Shrubs for Your Home
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Blackhaw Viburnum
Viburnum prunifolium
Blackhaw Viburnum flowers and leaves
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 
Mature Height: 12-15 Feet
Mature Width: 8-10 Feet
Features: Creamy white flowers in flat-topped clusters in late spring; fruits ripen from yellow green to pink and finally blue-black by mid-autumn; autumn color is deep purple red.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil is best, but tolerates dryness; tolerant of alkaline soil.
Mature Form: Large oval shrub, with potential to be trained into a small tree.
Native To: United States (and Illinois)
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Use for: Massing.Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Purple
Red
 
Additional Notes: Viburnums tend to be multi-season plants with ornamental value throughout a large part of the season.

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