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Arrowwood Viburnum

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Native trees and shrubs provide food and natural habitats for local wildlife and help reduce soil erosion, without invading our landscape. Consider planting this species, which is indigenous to the southeastern United States.
Tree / Shrub Type

Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum

A rounded, multi-stemmed shrub. Non-fragrant white flowers in flat-topped corymbs appear in late spring. Flowers give way to blue-black, berry-like fruit which is quite attractive to birds and wildlife. Prefers moist soils, but tolerates a wide range of conditions. Prune as needed immediately after flowering.

  • Dimensions: 6-10 feet tall, 6-10 feet wide
  • Water Use: Medium
  • Light Requirement: Partial shade to full sun
  • Soil Moisture: Medium soil
  • Ornamental Use: Not highly ornamental, but hardy, vigorous and reliable. Shrub borders, tall hedge or screen.
  • Wildlife: Attracts birds and butterflies.

Details: Arrowwood Viburnum

Mature Size

H: 6'-10' W: 6'-10'

Water Requirements


Light Requirements

Partial Shade / Full Sun

Soil Moisture



Flowers / Fruits

Wildlife Value