A woman standing next to a very tall specimen of Cree viburnum which has dark green foliage and a heavy crop of red berries The heavily textured evergreen foliage of Cree viburnum

‘Cree’

Viburnum - Lantanaphyllum

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides

'Cree'

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A woman standing next to a very tall specimen of Cree viburnum which has dark green foliage and a heavy crop of red berries The heavily textured evergreen foliage of Cree viburnum
  • Handsome foliage
  • Semi-evergreen
  • Deer resistant
Description

A compact selection of leatherleaf viburnum noted for its glossy, heavily textured, deep green foliage and attractive red fruit in late summer. Best fruit set when planted near a selection of V. rhytidophyllum. Large white flowers in May. This is a good choice for shady areas.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 6 - 8'

Width 6 - 8'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Semi-evergreen

Bloom Time Late spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Soil Prefers moist, well drained soils.

Pruning Blooms on old wood. However, pruning after blooming will remove the potential for fruit develop.

Uses Mixed borders; hedges; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips Site out of winter winds, particularly in cold climates. Benefits from mulch.