Viburnum acerifolium - Mapleleaf Viburnum
A woodland shrub that naturally thrives in the understory of a deciduous forest. Bright to deep-green foliage with a lobed, maple-like leaves. Fall coloration comes in shades of deep red, pink or purple. Showy, bluish berries are a favorite of wildlife and birds. A shade tolerant viburnum species that is adaptable to a variety of lighting conditions. Prefers moist, well-drained soil.
Height : 3-6 feet Spread : 3-6 feet
Light : Full sun to shade Water : Medium to Moist
Soil : Sand, loam Zone : 3-8
Leaves : Maple-like leaves with bright to deep-green coloration. Turns attractive shades of red, pink and purple in fall
Stem : Older stems grey with younger stems having a yellowish-green coloration
Flower : A multitude of creamy, white blooms adorn the shrub in early spring
Fruit : Clusters of berry-like drupes appear in late summer or early fall. Berries are plentiful and deep blue in coloration. Many bird species and other wildlife find them attractive.
Habit : Irregular shape with a rather tame but suckering habit. Will form attractive thickets in favorable conditions.