Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw Viburnum)
Blackhaw Viburnum is a large shrub/small tree native to North America. Can potentially grow to 15-20 feet tall. A very rigid growth habit- stiffly branched and becoming a small tree with age.
Fall leaf color is variable ranging from shining reds to handsome purples. Bluish black drupe fruit in fall sometimes persisting into the winter months.
Blackhaw Viburnum is very adaptable and will tolerate a wide range of soil and growing conditions. Transplants easily. Very hardy and does well in both sun and shade.