These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them planted.. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!
I have never had this plant before. I am really pleased at the progress it has made and how beautiful the shrub is. Thank you
received plant in a timely manner. Excellent quality. packaged well. also had planting instructions.
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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.
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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.
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Blackhaw Viburnum - Viburnum prunifolium is a Multi-Stemmed Flowering Deciduous
Black Haw Viburnum is a deciduous, multi-stemmed flowering shrub that grows in an irregular round shape. The Blackhaw Viburnum is native to North America and most commonly found from Connecticut east to western Kansas. Blackhaw Viburnum’s also located south to Alabama and in some parts of Texas. The Blackhaw Viburnum is most often planted in pleasure gardens. Blackhaw Viburnum grows as a multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. With a twiggy habit, Blackhaw Viburnum is often considered an excellent hedge plant and is very easy to transplant due to its hearty design. Blackhaw Viburnum is usually planted because of its profusion of flowers and is an easy way to add color and interest to a landscape.
Blackhaw Viburnum can Withstand Droughts
Blackhaw Viburnum hearty nature means it can withstand a drought and will grow in acidic, loamy, alkaline, fertile, sandy, moist, well-drained, and silty, loamy soils. In spring, the Blackhaw Viburnum sprouts 2-4” in diameter, creamy, white flowers. The buds gather in flat clusters. Shortly after the blooms appear, usually April and May, berry-like drupes will show up. The ½” long edible drupes start off pink or rose in color and eventually turn blue, almost black, at maturity. Birds and various types of wildlife use the drupes as a source of food. When the Blackhaw Viburnum foliage turns dark green, the intense purple hues will catch the eye of all that see it. Towards fall, the purple hues will turn burgundy red and still be impressive. Most Blackhaw Viburnums grow at a slow to medium rate.
Viburnum is a category that a broad range of over 150 different species of flowering plants that grow in the northern hemisphere. These plants are popular because of their hardy natures and easy maintenance. Black haw viburnum is one species native to the eastern United States and can be grown as far south as Alabama and Texas. Here are a few facts you should know about black haw viburnum.
Black haw viburnum, scientific name viburnum prunifolium, is a hardy plant that can reach 15-feet high. It can be used as a small tree or as a shrub. The leaves are long and oval-shaped, dark-green in color, which turns to reddish-purple in the fall. Viburnum develops small clusters of creamy white flowers in the spring, which become small, blue-black berries. The fruit of black haw viburnum is edible and has been traditionally eaten when ripe or make into jam. Birds and small mammals are attracted to black haw viburnum for its fruits.
Black haw viburnum can withstand drought conditions if provided sufficient water to sustain the plant. The plant can also withstand temperatures below freezing.
Black haw viburnum is not particular about its soil, but it will grow optimally in well-draining conditions. The plant prefers full sun to partial shade. You can plant black haw viburnum in either early spring or fall. Manure or compost will provide additional nutrients for a good setting. Water frequently after planting. However, after the shrub is established, you only need to water during long periods of dry weather. Annual spring feeding with a 10-10-10 fertilizer will help to keep the plant in good condition.
Viburnum can grow to 15-feet high and 10-feet wide so that regular pruning will keep the growth in check. You can prune black haw viburnum to a central stem to create a small tree or train the stems into a hedge. Viburnum often throws suckers, which should be removed to control the growth of the plant.
You can propagate black haw viburnum by harvesting the berries with the pulp and drying in a cool area. Plant the dried berries in small starter pots and transplant when they are about 1-foot high, any time after the last frost.
In plantings, black haw viburnum provides attractive foliage and lovely flowers in the springtime. The plant’s easy maintenance makes it an excellent choice for homeowners who want reliable landscaping plants that can be used in several ways.