SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Utility friendly tree.
Will take somewhat dry conditions.
Native to Europe and Asia Minor.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 10 - 20 feet.
Width: 10 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Oblong to Ovate, Green, Red or Purple or Bronze, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Prolific, Black or Red Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) Wildlife use it.
Bark Dark Brown, Dark Gray, Light Gray or Light Green, Furrowed or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 17; A3.
USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids, Spider Mites, Thrip and Scales, Phytophthora, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Viburnum lantana Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jul 11, 2020.
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