European Mistletoe (Viscum album)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Winter
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Dioecious


All About MistletoeAll About Mistletoe
December 20, 2011

The Christmas season is upon us; a time of traditions and celebrations and just maybe a kiss under the mistletoe.

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