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Cranberry, Highbush – 6-12″ – OUT OF STOCK

** OUT OF STOCK ** 

Please email seedlings@gtcd.org if you would like to notified if we can obtain more stock. 

Highbush Cranberry (Viburum trilobum) Highbush cranberry is used as an ornamental plant and valued for its edible fruits. The fruit is commonly gathered from wild stands in late August or early September.

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Product Description

Overview

  • Seedling Size:   6-12″
  • Seedling Age:   2-0
  • Mature Height:   8 – 15 feet
  • Mature Width:   8 – 12 feet
  • Soil Type:    Sandy, loam, clay
  • Moisture:   Moderate or moist
  • Sun:   Full sun or partial sun
  • Growth Rate:   Medium

Key Characteristics of Ninebark

  • The fruit used in sauces, jellies, and juices.
  • The bright red fruits often persist on the plants throughout the winter, which is good for ornamental value.
  • The fruit is not normally eaten by birds until after they have frozen and thawed several times.

Visitors Attracted to Ninebark

  • American robin (Turdus migratorius)
  • Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
  • Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)

Help Control Invasives!

Highbush cranberry is a native alternative to the non-native but not invasive European highbush cranberry (Viburnum opulus), or the invasive burning bush/winged wahoo (Euonymous alatus).

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