General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 12 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 12 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Leaves emerge bronze-purple shades in spring, mature to dark green in summer and turn yellow to red in fall.
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 to 1/2 inch scarlet red, globose berry-like drupes
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Other: Mature in late summer but persist well into winter.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Sargent Viburnum
  • Sargent Cranberry Bush
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Viburnum sargentii
  • Synonym: Viburnum opulus var. sargentii
  • Synonym: Viburnum opulus var. calvescens
  • Synonym: Viburnum sargentii var. calvescens

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