nannyberry - Caprifoliaceae Viburnum lentago

Foliage

nannyberry Foliage

Bud

nannyberry Bud

Twig

nannyberry Twig

Fruit

nannyberry Fruit

Form

nannyberry Form
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Taxonomy

FamilyCaprifoliaceae
GenusViburnum
Specieslentago
Common Namenannyberry
iTree CodeVILE

Plant Form

FormShrub: multiple thin stems
Height36 feet
Spread20 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliageovate with a pointed tip, serrate edge; stem (petiole) with bumpy wings/ridgesLeaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
Barkbrown/black with slight patchy pattern
Budterminal: 2 non-overlapping scales (valvate) with a rounded base and pointed tip (beak-like)Bud Arrangement Information IconOpposite
Twigslender, brown; current year slightly hair
Flowersmall white in clusters (flat-top cyme)
Fruitoval drupe, purple when ripe
Fall Colorpurple, red

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
MinMin5.0SoilIntolerant
MaxMax7.0SprayIntolerant

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
TolerantLowNo

Species Status

Nebraska NativeYes Check
U.S. NativeYes Check
Region of OriginUnited States, Canada
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