Viburnum trilobum Compactum
Dwarf or Compact American Cranberry Viburnum vi-BER-num tri-LO-bum
- Deciduous shrub, compact, slender upright stems, to 6 ft high and wide (1.8 × 1.8 m). Leaves simple, opposite, 3-lobed, 5-14 cm long, lobes acuminate, sometimes middle lobe elongated, dark green above; fall foliage yellow, sometimes reddish. Flowers white, in 10 cm flat-topped clusters (cymes). Fruit is 9 mm diam, scarlet red in fall.
- Sun to partial shade, best in good, well-drained, moist soil. Can be grown as a low hedge.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 2