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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    These large spring blooming shrubs with edible berries do best in natural areas where they can achieve their full size.

    Latin Name

    Viburnum prunifolium


    Family

    Adoxaceae


    Also Known As

    Sweet Haw Stag Bush


    Type of Plant

    Shrub

    Bloom Season

    May - June


    Seasons

    Fall
    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 15'
    Max Spread: 12'

    Uses

  • Edible
  • Hedge
  • Naturalize

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Air Pollution
  • Black Walnut
  • Clay Soil
  • Drought

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Birds
    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern and Central North America


    History

    Blackhaws are an American native that initially appeared on John Bartram's lists in 1739.


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