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Lowbush Cranberry vs Amur Maackia

Viburnum edule

Maackia amurensis

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

SOLD OUT

(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Lowbush Cranberry
Amur Maackia

Lowbush Cranberry is a short, deciduous shrub native to North America. Its white flowers bear sour but edible fruit that ripens to a brilliant red in fall. Lowbush Cranberry's small size makes it suitable for urban use; buyers will also find it useful if trying to reclaim land back to its original species or when landscaping with native species in damp conditions.

Amur Maackia is a robust and pretty tree often used for urban decoration and landscaping. This tree has coppery peeling bark that can sometimes resemble lace. Its upright clusters of small white flowers usually bloom in midsummer. Amur Maackia's Small size makes it a great choice for small yards or limited space.

LOWBUSH CRANBERRY QUICK FACTS

AMUR MAACKIA QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red
Fall colour: brown
Berries: edible red berries
Flowers: white clusters
Flowers: upright clusters of small white flowers
Bark: shiny copper colour shedding in curls
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: high bush cranberry, highbush cranberry, mooseberry, moosomin, pembina, pimbina, squashberry
Other Names: maackia


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes