Highbush Cranberry produces attractive white flowers in late June and bears edible fruit that matures to a bright red colour in the late summer.
This shrub, native to much of Canada, is fast growing, and its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked into a sauce to serve with various proteins. Consider buying one for your next home landscaping project.
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Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red
Berries: edible red berries
Flowers: white clusters
Bark: gray and rough with a scaly texture
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other names: american cranberrybush, american cranberrybush viburnum, high bush cranberry, kalyna
Tags: Accent Trees, Berries, Fall Colour, Hedges, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Permaculture, Privacy Screen, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting
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