Audubon Native Blackhaw Viburnum

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10004582

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that help birds and wildlife thrive in your area! One fantastic shrub for birds is the Audubon® Native Blackhaw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)! Enchant guests from late spring through fall with this gorgeous selection of native Wildlife Shrub. And by guests, we mean all kinds!

The springtime flowers are powerful magnets for butterflies and beneficial pollinators of all stripes. You'll do a great deed for local ecology with this showy choice! Add their rustic charm to flower arrangements. A striking  Fall Color Shrub, its attractive new growth is reddish, then start to green up for summer.

Once temperatures drop, you'll be treated to a spectacular display of red and yellow. This upright, rounded Blackhaw is more compact than other Viburnum, making it a fantastic cover and privacy. Songbirds visit while hunting for nutritious blue-black berries in the fall.

Planting and Application:

Developing into a dense screen that shelters songbirds, while extending privacy for your family and property. Place them near your seating area for welcome shade and screening, plus to enjoy the cacophony of bird songs!

Blackhaw Viburnum makes a grand specimen, and it is even more beautiful when songbirds are flitting among its branches, dining on the sweet black fruits. Many birds are known to also shelter in the thick branching and even nest in this Bird-Magnet! Ample insects use this shrub and in turn feed birds and their chicks!

  • Fluffy White Blossoms & Black-Blue Berries
  • Caterpillar Host Plant - Spring Azure & Holly Blue Butterflies
  • Colorful 3 Seasons Foliage
  • Feeds Thrush, Catbird, Cardinal, Waxwing, Vireo, Finch, Flycatcher, & Sparrows
  • Leathery Dark Green Textured Leaves

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Viburnum Bushes grow in zones 3-9, reaching 12-15' tall. The more sun, the brighter the fall color will be! This rugged native selection is adaptable to poor soils, compacted or occasionally moist and dry soil, heat, drought and pollution.

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Adaptable to any Well Drained Soil. Loves Mulch
  • Handles Tough Sites & Compacted Soil, Periodically Dry & Moist Soils & Pollution
  • Prune After Flowering
  • No Significant Pests or Diseases

The hardy adaptable native Audubon® Native Blackhaw Viburnum Bush is a butterfly and bird magnet that you will adore! Order this blooming buffet today at NatureHills.com!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon Native Blackhaw Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Viburnum prunifolium
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 12 - 15 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 12 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Red, Changes to Pink
Fall Color Yellow, Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No