Nannyberry Viburnum

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Just what your garden ordered! The Nannyberry Viburnum (Viburnum lentago) is a native master of transformation and beauty. With the Nannyberry Viburnum, you don't have to work hard for its priceless rewards, including shockingly bright fall foliage, cherry-red berries finish ripening to blue-black, and profusions of pure white blooms.

When late spring arrives, you'll want to babysit your Nannyberry and keep your eyes peeled for its impending blooms. You will soon be rewarded with peppy and petite white to soft pink blooms that demonstrate that power in numbers is a great strategy for a striking spring display! The pure white blossoms are darling foamy, fizzy-looking flat clusters that the bees and butterflies adore these sweet flowers that provide them with plenty of options of where to land! You're not the only one that will anticipate the Nannyberry Viburnum's blooms.

The Nannyberry Viburnum features verdant, lively, glossy green foliage on arching branches. This upright shrub makes for a brilliant showing come fall. With deep veins and a slow color change, you will wake up to a different sight every day as the Nannyberry Viburnum transitions into a burning bush with remarkable bi-colored and tri-color leaves in every shade of red, yellow and orange that you can imagine! Many will even deepen to shades of violet!

Planting and Application:

You and your local birds and squirrels will also appreciate the Nannyberry Viburnum's blue-black berries. If you really want to please your local wildlife, plant a few Nannyberries nearby one another for best pollination and berry production. Create groupings for birds to nest in and wildlife to care for. Block wind and noise and hide prying eyes, while screening off large areas. Growing upwards of 20 feet when left to their own devices, these narrow growing shrubs can be limbed up into an ornamental tree form by exposing the lower multiple trunks.

The Nannyberry Viburnum is happy to adapt to your landscaping needs. Prune into a single-stem small tree or let it naturally spread its branches into a multi-stem shrub. Use yours as a specimen that will attract wildlife and season after season of interest. When planted along your property line, the Nannyberry Viburnum makes a fantastic informal hedge or screen.

  • White Clusters of Fun Flowers
  • Pollinator & Bird Friendly
  • Vibrant Fall Foliage & Black Berries
  • 4 Season Interest & Impressive Size & Height
  • Wildlife Plant, Specimen, Winter Interest, Great Screen & Informal Hedge

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Remember to trim your Nannyberry about every three years. Cold-hardy throughout USDA growing zones 2-8, these adaptable shrubs are happy in almost any kind of well-drained soil and moderate fertility with average moisture. Mulch the site well and prune after flowering only and renewal Prune about every 3 years if needed.

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Adaptable to Most Well-Drained Soil
  • Easy Care - Prefers Moist Soil Types
  • Deer Tend to Leave This Plant Alone - Juglone Tolerant
  • Self-Pollinating, But Plant More Than One Trilobum for Best Berry Production

Something to enjoy every season, the easy care Nannyberry Viburnum won't stay in our nursery for long. They are in high-demand and ready to please season after season! Nature Hills Order several to experience the full effect!

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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Nannyberry Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-8
Growing Zones 2-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Viburnum lentago
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 18 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 10 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red, Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No