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Cultural Details for Viburnum trilobum 'Compact'

Common Name:
Compact American Cranberrybush Viburnum

Growth Rate:
Medium

Average Mature Height:
6'

Average Mature Width:
6'

Flower Details:
White, mid-late May; 3-4.5" diameter flat-topped heads

Fruit Details:
0.33" long bright red, early Sept.-Feb; used for preserves, jellies

Fall Color:
Not good, yellow at best

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
A stem blight can kill plant in warm, humid states

Native Habitat:
Zones 2-7; introduced 1812

Other Features:
Compact, dwarf form with good flower and fruit production.

Culture and Care:
Transplants well; well-drained moist soil, sun or partial shade

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 128

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu