Viburnum lentago Nannyberry, Nannyberry Viburnum, Sheep-Berry Viburnum

Flower clusters in late spring make for a showy woodlot border.

Description

Viburnum lentago Nannyberry, Nannyberry Viburnum, Sheep-Berry Viburnum

Shade-tolerant shrub that will form branching clumps in openings or along edges.

Nannyberry does well in low woods, swamp borders, and rich valleys at or near stream banks, usually in rich loam to clay-loam soil. It also occurs in moist soil of wooded slopes and other upland sites, sometimes even in sandy or rocky soil.

Flowers May-June, fruits July–September.