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Viburnum trilobum ‘Spring Red Compact’

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An unusual, dense, compact shrub, Viburnum trilobum 'Spring Red Compact' is grown for its pretty, red-tinged, young leaves, showy white, lacecap flowers and burgundy autumn colours. The flowers are followed by bright red fruits in October or November.

An attractive shrub, this Viburnum makes a superb and easy to grow border plant or can also be grown as an exciting informal hedge.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Viburnum trilobum  ‘Spring Red Compact’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£14.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained or moist, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized, bushy shrub.
Height: 2 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)

Notes: Established plants of Viburnum trilobum 'Spring Red Compact' reasonably drought tolerant.

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Common names

American Cranberry 'Spring Red Compact', Kalyna

Description

Viburnum trilobum ‘Spring Red Compact’ (American Cranberry 'Spring Red Compact'). This shrub is upright in habit when young, and forms a rounded bushy shrub as it matures. The young leaves in spring are tinted red and turn mid green in the summer. Lacey white flowers are produced in the summer, followed by sparsely produced, bright red berries in the autumn. Autumn foliage is burgundy. Fruit is sour and can be either eaten raw or used to make jellies to eat with roast game.

Cultivation

Drought-tolerant, once established.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage interest, as well as its attractive flowers and ornamental and edible berries.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Viburnum trilobum  ‘Spring Red Compact’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -39°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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