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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
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.