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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Hardy Planting Zone – USDA zones 3 through 9
Bloom Season – April, May
Bloom Color – White
Height at Maturity – 12 to 36 feet
Soil Type Preferred – Moist
Sun or Shade – Full sun, part shade
Black haw viburnum is a large shrub with copper-colored leaves and white flat-topped flowers that emerge during the spring season.
During the fall season, it has black fruits that add contrast and beauty against the pink and red foliage. This native bush is usually found in Chicago and other areas throughout the United States.
This shrub measures 8 to 12 feet wide and can grow as high as 36 feet. It easily adapts to most environments such as sun, shade, dry, or wet. This beautiful shrub is most commonly found in forest edges and woods.
It provides shelter and food to a variety of bird species.
The leaves grow up to 3” to 4” inches long and have an oval to narrow shape that features serrated edges. The tip of the leaf is pointed. The smooth upper surface of the leaf is a medium green tone and the underside has a lighter shade of green. During the fall season, the leaves naturally turn a purple-red color.
The white dainty flowers have a flat top and exude a light fragrance. During the winter the flower buds are larger compared to the summer and feature a pink tone towards the end of the stems.
Black haw viburnum is a cultivar of a species that originates in the Chicago region. This bush was produced in cultivation via a selective vegetation propagation or breeding from wild plants.
Landscape uses include mixed border, specimen, and massing. The creamy white color of the flowers brightens up any landscaping design, garden, or yard. This unique shrub thrives in full sun and partial shade.