High-bush Cranberry is a beautiful shrub throughout the year and is enjoyed by a large number of wildlife, but we admire it most in the winter because it is a it showcases stunning berries that give the shrub great winter color.
High-bush Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)
What did one Viburnum say to the other?
Did you know?
- The juice of the berries was used bu Native Americans to treat high blood pressure and urinary tract infections
- Native Americans used the bark to treat muscle cramps
- High-bush Cranberry
- American Highbush Cranberry
- A large variety of birds and mammals eat the berries and twigs
- 6-15' tall, with a crown width of 8-10'
- Full sun to partial shade
- Moist, well-drained soil
Select Identification Characteristics:
- Leaf Type: Simple
- Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
- Bud Arrangement: Opposite
- Terminal Bud: Single