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highbush cranberry; mooseberry

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highbush cranberry in bloom
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Fall color and fruit highbush cranberry in bloom

Viburnum edule

Deciduous Shrub

Height: 12 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Attractive white flower clusters, followed by bright red, translucent berries. Attractive bright red fall color. Berries are edible, but not generally considered tasty.

Keywords: birds, fire-resistant , fruit, red, upright, white

Articles that mention this plant: Guidance for Shoreline Plantings, Native plants for fall color

Plans that use this plant:Wet, part shade, Wet, sunny