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Maple-leaf Viburnum, Dockmackie, Arrowwood, Possum-haw, Squash Berry, Guelder Rose Viburnum acerifolium . � �W��1��`�������nv>�;2,RM���\+c s��>�� mapleleaf viburnum Caprifoliaceae Viburnum acerifolium L. symbol: VIAC Leaf: Opposite, simple, suborbicular in shape, 3 to 4 inches long, 3-lobed, coarsely dentate, palmately veined with veins sunken on upper surface giving the leaf a slightly wrinkled look, pubescent below and on the petiole, green above and paler below. x�bb�g`b``Ń3��&` 1�� Viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, a relative newcomer to Michigan landscapes, has quickly affected the health of many viburnums in southern and central areas of the Lower Peninsula.First seen in Michigan in 2003, it attacks many of our native viburnums, including arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum), American cranberrybush viburnum (Viburnum opulus var. V. acerifolium will not thrive in an over watered, boggy soil. 0000046372 00000 n I transferred it to a pot and fully watered it right away as it would not go in the ground for several days. Fall foliage is reddish-purple. The flowers are creamy white corymbs that appear in mid-summer and produce nice black berries that are very popular with woodland birds. Uses. Leaves produce excellent reddish-purple to magenta fall color. A little smaller than expected. 0000008872 00000 n The plant was larger than I expected for the price. Joey Williamson, ©2020 HGIC, Clemson Extension Two of my favorite viburnums are the native Mapleleaf Viburnum ( Viburnum acerifolium ), which has gorgeous pinkish-lavender to reddish-purple fall color, and the Linden Viburnum ( Viburnum dilatatum ) with its large clusters of bright red fruit. In autumn, these bushes bear not only attractive, reddish fall foliage, but also bluish berries. 0000006122 00000 n Plant arrived within two days of shipment. When the Viburnum arrived it was about 2ft tall, single trunk with healthy leaves and lots of buds. Mapleleaf Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium): Native to the mountains and upper Piedmont of South Carolina, this species grows slowly to 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide, and has dark green leaves with three lobes, like maple leaves. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report. They are found commonly on hillsides and in forests, and in landscaping they are best used as borders/hedges, and as a grouped shrub. 0000012698 00000 n %PDF-1.4 %���� 0000003918 00000 n Height: 4′ – 8′ Blooms: May – June. Fruits are black, often remaining into the winter. It blooms in late spring the flower buds are formed in late summer to early fall of the previous year and are also ornamental. xref The Viburnum arrived in great shape, with a full root ball and no sign of dehydration. Mapleleaf Viburnum is native to much of Eastern North America, inhabiting upland, dry woods. Fall foliage color may be yellow, bright red, or reddish purple. It makes it a great option for naturalizing in shady areas. Mapleleaf Viburnum. X�\"��pq)�fbk �g`8�si.�6��sk7 y�ϸ@�*�0 �.� 0000011855 00000 n … Looking forward to the spring to watch it grow. Bright red berries appear after the flowers fade, gradually changing to shiny black. Classification. 0000010920 00000 n A mapleleaf viburnum can display colors across a spectrum in fall, including creamy pink, rose, red, burgundy and deep purple. I have seen it on dry upland slopes as well as moist depressional areas. The late-spring flowers are creamy white, flat-topped clusters, up to 3 inches across. Caprifoliaceae. 0000001700 00000 n Last updated March 1, 2015. Mapleleaf Viburnum is a nectar and fruit source for bees, butterflies, birds, and wildlife. Clusters of white blooms in spring yield blue-black fruits in fall. This species tolerates deep shade and dry soil, provided it … 0000004657 00000 n L. Natural range in North America. Leaves have five lobes, similar in shape to Maple leaves. 0000003126 00000 n It can grow in almost full shade and, unlike most viburnums, can also tolerate dry conditions. The leaves are in opposite pairs, 5-10 cm long and broad, three- to five-lobed, the lobes with a … I was delighted with the care and attentiveness shown by the seller. The ability of Mapleleaf Viburnum to grow in dry or moist shade and to provide outstanding fall color makes this a truly valuable plant for the shady landscape. 0000006998 00000 n The maple-leaf Viburnum is a very nice shrub with a dense branching and white flowers in flat inflorescences, followed by red fruits which are turning black in late fall. $. x�b```a``-c`e`�sf`@ �P�c�"5�\$��N� E�J&����E4�HF�����z �yD HK�*XD������ 0000009966 00000 n 0000001411 00000 n Leatherleaf viburnum (Viburnum rhytidophyllum) is one of a number of attractive viburnum shrubs. Mapleleaf Viburnum prefers partial shade in moist acidic well-drained soils. The bright rose-red fall color makes this plant a real standout in the woods during that time of year. Leatherleaf Viburnum is an evergreen shrub native to China. This shrub prefers well-drained average to moist acidic soils. The creamy-white, flat-topped flowers in May, black fruit in fall, persisting into winter, and excellent pink to dark burgundy fall color add year-round interest. 0000001235 00000 n Pastel fall colors of creamy-pink, rose, and red, to grape juice purple. I mail ordered little shrubs from 7 businesses this year and this order was one of the top two for packing. The plants arrived in excellent shape, carefully packed, and they appear to be thriving now with little buds visible on all. 0000009811 00000 n MON did a nice job packing them for shipment even though it was warmer than usual. Fall color of maple-leaf viburnum is variable -- it can be shades of red, as here, or even pink or purple. The rootball looked very healthy. Arrived in good condition with leaves that have stayed for several weeks now after being a bit limp on arrival. 0000001859 00000 n Ordered three, all came quickly and in excellent condition. Viburnum acerifolium (Mapleleaf Viburnum) 4-7 ft. tall; one of the most popular Viburnum; thrives in the shade; leaves resemble those of maples and sport beautiful fall color. Landscape: Mapleleaf viburnum is a native, thicket- forming shrub long cultivated for its good seasonal displays of creamy flowers, attractive summer leaves, dark mature fruits and reddish-purple fall … 0 They are followed by black berries in late summer. 128 31 Maple-leaf Viburnum offers an equally attractive, and more nuanced display. 0000000016 00000 n Dark purple/black in September - October. In the fall, things get interesting as the leaves change. Zone 4-8. It is drought tolerant once established. It appears to be healthy. A slim-branched shrub of upland forests. Prefers moist, well drained soil but can handle some drought. Unlike most other shrubs and trees, Mapleleaf Viburnum leaf color is strongly affected by the amount of light received over spring and summer, so there’s no telling whether they’ll change to yellow, orange, pink, red, or reddish-purple in a given year. 0000005239 00000 n The foliage takes beautiful shades of purple in the fall, depending how much sun receives; it can grow in a variety of situations including heavy shade. A low sprawling shrub 4-6' tall and 3-4' wide. 0000004378 00000 n USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 Additional: Planting is the shade is a must for this species. V. acerifolium will not thrive in an over watered, boggy soil. 0000026013 00000 n They form under plantings to a woodland natives garden I'm establishing. Arrowwood viburnums are flowering shrubs, bearing clusters of white flowers in spring. Two types of arrowwood viburnum sold at garden centers that are known for their glossy leaves are: Flowers/Fruit: White flowers in June. 0000046150 00000 n Mapleleaf Viburnum is a host plant for butterfly and moth larvae (caterpillars), including Spring Azure (Celastrina … 0000003550 00000 n This species has excellent fall color with leaves turning bright pink to reddish purple in fall. <]>> SIZE: 1gallon. Plant arrived and appears to be healthy. It is in its home now and is a happy plant. I've had mixed results with bare root, many arriving so dehydrated it was hard to recover them. americana), mapleleaf viburnum … The attractive clusters of white flowers occur late spring to summer and are followed by clusters of berry-like drupes that are eaten by birds. 0000002787 00000 n Viburnum acerifolium (Mapleleaf Viburnum) 4-7 ft. tall; one of the most popular Viburnum; thrives in the shade; leaves resemble those of maples and sport beautiful fall color. Zone 4-8. Fall foliage is beautiful, ranging from pink to orange to purple. It has white flowers in the spring and grows red to dark purple berries. 0000004913 00000 n They ripen in fall, and they often persist on plants through most of the winter. Two weeks later it still looks great! Maple-leaf viburnum, maple-leaved arrow-wood, dockmackie, guelder-rose, possum-haw, squash-berry. Maple-leaf viburnum ranges from East Texas to the Gulf of Mexico, east into Louisiana and Florida and north to Minnesota and Canada. It is a smaller member of the Viburnum genus, averaging only 4-6 feet tall. trailer 0000046633 00000 n A low sprawling shrub 4-6' tall and 3-4' wide. Mapleleaf Viburnum. It prefers woodland sands or rocky soil, moist or dry, and is drought tolerant in east Texas. Maple Leaf Viburnum, four to six foot tall, low-maintenance, deciduous shrub looks impressive with clusters of white flowers and thick green foliage in summer followed by purplish foliage and dark berries in fall. 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