Additional information for American cranberry bush

American cranberry bush

American cranberry bush

Common name  American cranberry bush
Botanical name  Viburnum trilobum
Family  Adoxaceae
Details  N. America. Broadly columnar, deciduous. White flowers in spring - scarlet edible fruits in autumn. Leaves red in autumn. Prefers moist and wet sites.
Fruit - raw or cooked. Juicy but acid, the taste is best after a frost. The fruits are rich in vitamin C, they are an excellent substitute for cranberries and are used in preserves, jams etc. The fruit is about 8mm in diameter and contains a single large seed.
Flowers  White
Date  August 12, 2013
Height (m)  3.0
Fruit / berries  
Jugulone tolerance  
Shade / Sun  Semi shade, Full sun
Soil type  Moist

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Viburnum trilobum dried fruit with seeds

Viburnum trilobum dried fruit with seeds

Common name  American cranberry bush
Botanical name  Viburnum trilobum
Details  Fruit - raw or cooked. Juicy but acid, the taste is best after a frost. The fruits are rich in vitamin C, they are an excellent substitute for cranberries and are used in preserves, jams etc.
Edible  
Fruit / berries  
Perennial  
Price  $3.90  30 seeds
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