- Common Name(s):
- Tea viburnum
Leaves can be used to make tea; best fruit if planted in groups. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 8-12 ft.
- Opposite, simple, soft gray-green to blue-green leaves; 3 to 6 in. long; non-showy to reddish purple fall color
- White flowers on 1 to 2 in. flat-topped cyme; 0.3 to 0.5 in. bright red drupe in fall; persists
- 5 to 7b
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Medium to coarse
- Upright; multi-stemmed; vase-shaped; stiff upright branches; leggy with age
- 6-8 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1833