NANNYBERRY Viburnum lentago
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 2 / part shade
Height: 8 ft - 10ft
Spread: 8ft -10ft
Foliage Colour: Green
Fall Foliage: Red
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Colour: White
Bloom Time: June
Key Features: Attracts Birds, Royal Blue Fruit, Fall Foliage A native shrub that provides flowers in spring, dark blue fruit in summer and fantastic red foliage colour in fall. A favourite food for wild birds. Nannyberries prefer a little shade and naturally occur on the north side of the bush.
Uses: Hedging, mass planting, lightly shady areas
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.
-Position the root ball in the center of the hole and ensure the tree is standing straight. If necessary, tip the root ball to adjust the tree.
-Partially backfill the hole with loamy soil, tamp the soil with your heel to remove air pockets, water to settle the soil and finish backfilling around the root ball with good soil. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting and continue to water throughout the summer. Do not not let the tree go dry.
-Applying mulch will help help retain moisture and reduce weeds.