- Latin Name- Viburnum Prunifolium Hardy Planting Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 12-25 ft Width- 10-12 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun
Black Haw Viburnum Brush Layers
Black haw Viburnum Brush Layers will grow into a beautiful shrub Black haw Viburnum Stakes has hardy planting zones 3-9 and grows to 12-15 feet tall an 6-12 feet wide. It is a very tolerant plant that endures well any level of air pollution, full sun or shade, and dry or well-drained soil. In full bloom, dark blue fruit appears. Which is edible and often made into jams and jellies.
Black Haw Viburnum Brush Layers are also known as Viburnum Prunifolium.
Hardy in planting zones 3-9. Growth rate at maturity can reach 12-15 feet tall and 6-12 feet wide. Black Haw Viburnum will have a white bloom from May to June. Plant it in full sun to part shade and in medium to dry, average, well-drained soil. It is drought, black walnut and air pollution tolerant. If it needs pruning, do so after the flowering done as it forms buds in the summer of the next year. Once it blooms, they will give way to a blackish blue fruit that will stay on the tree throughout winter; This will provide food and will be an attractant for birds and other wildlife.
Fruits are edible to humans and can be eaten right off the bush or cooked for jams and jellies. In fall the leaves will become a lovely shade of red to purple. This low maintenance tree makes an excellent shrub border or tall hedge or even a screen. The Black Haw Viburnum easy to grow takes well to both sun and shade and adapts to many different types of soil. It is a flowering shrub that will grow 12-15′ high with an 8-12′ spread. It has creamy white flowers in early May and yields an edible blue-black fruit. The foliage is dark green during summer, changing to a deep red color in the fall. This plant grows well in zones 3 through 9. his disease-resistant, insect-resistant shrub is extremely winter hardy and is a reliable choice homeowner. This vigorous plant would serve as an excellent shrub border or a tall hedge or screen, giving homeowners a natural privacy border.