VIBURNUM, RUSTY BLACKHAW Black Haw
Viburnum rufidulum (Vi-BUR-num rue-FID-you-lum)
Deciduous Sun to shade Height 20 feet Spread 20feet Spacing 10 -20 feet
HABIT: Shrubby tree, glossy leaves, white flower clusters in spring, reddish fall color, blue-black berries in late summer. Can grow to 40 feet.
CULTURE: Easy to grow in most soils, extremely drought tolerant.
USES: Specimen garden tree, understory tree, background mass planting.
PROBLEMS: Few if any—practically maintenance free. But, not easy to find in the nursery trade at this point.
NOTES: Great shrub or little tree. Native to Texas and Oklahoma.