Latin: Viburnum prunifolium
Zones: 3 – 9
Other common names: Blackhaw, Stagbush, Sweethaw
Mature Height/spread: 12 -15 ft. high/8-10′ spread. Slow to medium growth rate (less than 12-24″ per year).
Soil / Climate: Tolerates a wide variety of soils and climates. Blackhaw is very easy to transplant and grow. It likes full sun to partial shade.
Notes: Leaves are dark green in the summer, and reddish in the fall. Spring flowers are white. Makes a great hedge plant. Fruit is dark purple to black. Landscape Use is as a screen, to attract birds and for flowering effect. The fruit hangs until winter, becomes edible after being frosted and then eaten by birds. The primary use of black haw today is pain relief.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Blackhaw Viburnum shrubs which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Viburnum dentatum can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.