Botanical Name: Viburnum dentatum
Common Name: Arrowwood Viburnum  
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

3-6', 6-12'


Flower Color



Flower Season



Leaf Color

Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color

Black, Blue


Fruit Season



Full, Half, Shade



Very Low, Low, Medium, High


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Moist


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Seascape, Wetlands, Woodland


Accenting Features

Fall Color


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Foundation, Park


Special Uses

Filler, Hedge, Screen, Mass Planting


Attracts Wildlife

Birds, Wildlife

Information by: J.J. Neilson Arboretum
  • Description

  • Notes

This deciduous shrub will grow 6'-10' tall and has dark green leaves that turn yellow, orange, or deep red in the fall. Creamy white flowers bloom in late spring and are followed by bluish black fruit.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball just above ground level. 3. Mix soil with 25% amendment and %75 soil. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build basin and water.