Scientific Name Viburnum lentago
Wildlife Value Good
Average height 15’
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Drought Tolerance Fair
Growth Rate Moderate
Fruit Sweet, edible, blue-black fruits
Special Characteristics leaves turn maroon-red in the fall
Seedling Size 12”-18”
General Description: Early white flower spring blooms provide excellent pollinator support. Flowers have no fragrance. Nannyberry can spread up to 15 feet. Can live up to 40 years or more.
Pests: viburnum crown borer
Uses: A good plant for naturalizing.