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Viburnum setigerum

Common Name(s):
Tea viburnum
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Leaves can be used to make tea; best fruit if planted in groups. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
8-12 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, soft gray-green to blue-green leaves; 3 to 6 in. long; non-showy to reddish purple fall color
Flower:
White flowers on 1 to 2 in. flat-topped cyme; 0.3 to 0.5 in. bright red drupe in fall; persists
Zones:
5 to 7b
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Upright; multi-stemmed; vase-shaped; stiff upright branches; leggy with age
Width:
6-8 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1833

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