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How fast does viburnum Trilobum grow?

How fast does viburnum Trilobum grow?

This large, hardy shrub has a moderate growth rate of up to three feet per year, reaching 8 to 12 feet tall and up to 10 feet wide.

Are the berries from Viburnum Trilobum edible?

The American Cranberrybush (Viburnum trilobum) is a deciduous shrub that produces small edible, ruby red berries in the fall. Only the berries are moderately similar in both species, with a similar appearance and also taste.

Can you eat high bush cranberries?

Edible Qualities: The fruits/drupes can be eaten raw (though not very tasty that way) or cooked, and like cranberries, they are rich in vitamin C and so have a tart, acid taste (the taste is best after a frost and when picked slightly under-ripe).

How do you prune a viburnum Trilobum?

Viburnum trilobum ‘Bailey Compact’ It prefers plenty of moisture but will handle some drought. Plant Care: Prune dead, diseased, or rubbing branches. Pruning is best done in late winter to early spring for most shrubs. With spring blooming shrubs, prune after the blooms are spent.

Are highbush cranberry invasive?

They are so hard to tell apart that European Highbush Cranberry (EHC) is often sold in nurseries, and formerly by the WI DNR, labeled as American HC. Fortunately this species is not as abundant as other invasive brush species, generally invading woodlands near urban areas, displacing native species.

Is Viburnum Trilobum deer resistant?

This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer. Use as a hedge or in a shrub border.

Do birds eat viburnum berries?

Viburnum. Viburnums are the stalwart of any good shrub border and not surprisingly they are also equally important plants for creating good bird habitat. Viburnums provide everything from canopy that shelters the nests of smaller songbirds to a plethora of colored berries that birds love to feast upon.

How can you tell if cranberries are highbush?

American highbush cranberry has light reddish brown coloring on young twigs that becomes scaly and gray over time. Its buds are large and reddish in color. Leaf color changes from green in spring to bright red in autumn. The leaves are opposite, simple, have three lobes and have coarsely serrated edges.

How big do American cranberry bushes get?

12 feet
They thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 2 through 7. The shrubs grow up to 12 feet (3.7 m.) tall with a similar spread, so give them plenty of room. They need full sun or partial shade.

What eats highbush cranberry?

Ruffed grouse, pheasants, deer, raccoons, chipmunks, squirrels, rabbits, robins, cedar waxwings, and other songbirds all have been known to eat these fruits (USDA NRCS 2019). More likely, ruffed grouse and numerous other wildlife species utilize highbush cranberry as a survival food.

What is a Viburnum edule?

Viburnum edule, the squashberry, mooseberry, pembina, pimbina, highbush cranberry, lowbush cranberry or moosomin in Cree language, is a small shrub species. It is native to Canada and the northern parts of the US. “Viburnum edule”. Plants for a Future.

What is the scientific name for Viburnum?

Names: The name Viburnum comes from the Latin word for Viburnum lantana, the Wayfaring Tree. Highbush Cranberry is also known as Squashberry, Mooseberry, Moosewood Viburnum, Lowbush Cranberry, Few-flowered Highbush Cranberry, Pembina, Pimbina, or Moosomin ( in Cree Language). It has also been known as V. opulus var.

What is the best use for Viburnum trilobum?

Viburnum trilobum. More specific uses: Viburnum alnifolium, Hobblebush, Mooseweed, ripe fruit sweet and palatable tasting like raisins or dates. The stone, however, is large and the pulp thin. Viburnum casinoides, Withe-rod, Nannyberry, Moosewood, the pulp is sweet, well-flavored, hanging on the tree deep into winter.

Are there any problems with Viburnum?

The only significant problem with Viburnums is choosing which one to use, and which ones to write about. There are 150 species of Viburnums, perhaps a couple of dozen more. Botanists can’t agree. Viburnums are found in temperate climates around the world, 18 natives to North America plus at least three imports.