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Name                             Nannyberry

Scientific Name        Viburnum lentago

Wildlife Value              Good   

Average height             15’

Origin                            Native

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                  6”-12”


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.

Nannyberry (bundle of 25)

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