Black Haw


Viburnum prunifolium
Caprifoliaceae


White Swish

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Fragrant white flower clusters up to 5 inch across from April to May are followed by blue/black persistent berries, deep green oblong 3 inch leaves turn a beautiful purple/red in fall, distinctive checkered bark, good nectar source (honeybees enjoy it!), good rain garden plant, salt tolerant.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
12-15 feet tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Woody Shrub or small Tree
Deer resistant

Native Range: upstate NY west to IA, south to GA & TX

Germination - Difficult: Light physical scarification, Soak, warm stratify 3 to 5 M, then cold stratify 3M. May take 2 years

Black Haw Seed Packet $4.00

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