Highbush Cranberry


  • Native to Michigan
  • Forms Shrub
  • Forms good hedge
  • Early showy white flowers
  • Red berries popular with birds
  • Deer tolerant
  • Seedling height: 6″-12″

Height: 8ft-12ft
Spread: 8ft-12ft
Water Needs: Medium-Dry to Medium-Wet
Soil Needs: Sandy-loam to Clay-loam
Growth Rate: Medium

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Highbush Cranberry
Description Highbush cranberry (Viburnum trilobum) is a deciduous shrub. Highbush cranberries are not a true cranberry. A popular ornamental plant, they bloom in spring with white clusters of tiny flowers. This plant is low maintenance and has attractive foliage, blooms, and fruit. Its fruit is enjoyed by birds.
Height 8 – 12 ft.
Spread 8 – 12 ft.
Growth rate Fast
Sun Full sun to part shade
Water use Medium
Soil Well-drained soils
Bloom & Fruit
Bloom time May – June
Bloom color White
Fruit type Drupe
Edible/Inedible Inedible
Nativeness Native
Benefits Ornamental, good for wildlife, showy flowers, fall foliage
Climate Change Hardiness Unknown adaptability

Additional information


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