Black Haw Viburnum - Viburnum Prunifolium
The Black Haw Viburnum is a shrub that produces small delicate flowers in the spring that really stand out against its rich green leaves. The leaves turn a vibrant red and purple color in the fall and in the winter berrylike drapes replace the leaves. These berrylike drapes provide food for wildlife and birds. The Black Haw Viburnum if allowed to can also flourish into a beautiful tree. It will attract plenty of butterflies and birds in the summer as well. It does well at adapting to many different soil types and it will produce edible black fruit. It also provides a very nice shaded canopy in the hot summer months.
The Black Haw Viburnum can be a large tree. It can also be a shrub. The leaves on this plant can be a dark green color. In the fall this plant turns a brilliant purple shade, or a bright red burgundy. It grows flowers, and then it grows small blue-black fruit. The flowers it grows are a very lovely white color. They grow well in any soil conditions. That means this plant can be planted anywhere. It will do great anywhere you plant it. It can be used for landscaping, gardens, alone, as borders, or pretty much any where you want to use it. This tree or shrub can bring your home some beauty. It is very nice to look at, and watch it grow.
Black Haw Viburnum has medicinal uses
Black Haw Viburnum has dark green leaves in the spring that begin to turn a purplish colour throughout the Autumn. Beautiful white flowers adorn this plant during the spring and summer time.