13. Nannyberry


Nannyberry Viburnum lentago
Shade tolerant, multi-stemmed understory shrub can reach up to 20’ tall and 18’ wide. This plant is useful for taller barriers, hedges, and windbreaks. White flat-topped flowers bloom from May-June. Blue-black drupes hang in clusters from July-September are a great source of food for wildlife into the winter months. Fruit can be eaten fresh or preserved as jam. Fall foliage ranges from greenish-yellow to reddish-purple. Nannyberry can spread through root suckering and branch layering. 


Catalog item no. 13


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