linden viburnum Caprifoliaceae Viburnum
|Leaf: Opposite, simple, broadly ovate to elliptical, 3 to 5 inches long, coarsely toothed, pubescent on both surfaces, dark green, wrinkled surface.
Flower: Individuals small, creamy white, displayed in showy 3 to 5 inch flat-topped clusters, usually flowers very heavily in late spring to early summer.
Fruit: Bright red drupes, 1/3 inch long, ripening in late summer, persist into the winter where they appear as bright red raisins. In abundance they can be quite showy.
Twig: Slender, gray-brown, fuzzy, with small orange lenticels, buds are pubescent at tips and reddish brown.
Bark: Essentially smooth, gray-brown with prominent orange lenticels.
Form: Multi-stemmed shrub up to 10 feet tall and nearly as wide.
Looks like: doublefile viburnum
- Koreanspice viburnum
- Burkwood viburnum
- wayfaringtree viburnum
| Additional Range Information:
Viburnum dilatatum is planted in the USDA
hardiness zones shown above and may seed
into the landscape. See
states reporting linden viburnum.
| External Links:
USDA Plants Database
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Photos and text by: John Seiler,
Edward Jensen, Alex Niemiera,
and John Peterson