Go Back Cranberrybush Dwarf European

Viburnum opulus 'Nanum'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs

A selected dwarf form of V. opulus. Small, mounded, dense shrub that has compact branching and small green foliage that develops a burgundy fall color. It scarcely ever develops the white flowers, let alone cranberries. Despite not fruiting and flowering, it can be an interesting deciduous shrub, small and mounded, much more densely leafed than the majority of viburnum. It is a low maintenance shrub, and is excellent as a foundation plant or low hedge. The trunk is stout, upright, and straight when young, becoming slightly ridged, furrowing, and arching with maturity. Requires little trimming to maintain its shape. Ideal for foundation plantings low hedges or rock gardens.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Dwarf European Cranberry Bush is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. Does well in sun or light shade and prefers soils that are not wet or heavy. Adaptable to permanently moist to wet soils, dry soils, poor soils, soils of various pH, heat, drought, and pollution.

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