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American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

American cranberry bush (Viburnum trilobum) 莢蒾屬酸果蔓灌木

Very cold hardy large shrub or small tree.   Prefers growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in spring and follow the red berries in fall.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies and fruit attract birds.   Red berries is also edible for human but sour.  Some people use fruit to cook with meat.  Fall foliage is brilliant red!   USDA Zones: 3-7.  Mature size:15′-20′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  It is a very good plant for fall and winter colour!

一種莢蒾屬灌木,也有人稱為酸果蔓灌木或小紅莓.  春天開白色小花於末梢聚生頗吸引蜂蝶.  夏末到秋季果葉均紅,非常紅豔美麗. 果實吸引鳥類爭食.   人也可食用其果實,味酸,多用於烹調與肉同煮.  最好栽種在全日照或半日照處.  很耐寒,容易栽種.  成熟株高可達15-20呎高,寬幅約12-15呎.  秋冬的觀賞價值極高.

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago )  莢蒾

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) fruit and fall colour 莢蒾成熟的果實和轉紅的秋色

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago )  莢蒾Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) fruit and fall colour 莢迷成熟的果實和轉紅的秋色

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾 Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) fruit and fall colour 莢蒾成熟的果實和轉紅的秋色

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) red fall colour 莢蒾的葉色轉紅

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) trunk and bark 莢蒾的樹幹與皮紋

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago ) trunk and bark 莢蒾的樹幹與皮紋

Nannyberry seed (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾的種子

Nannyberry seed (Viburnum lentago ) 莢蒾的種子

It is a very hardy large flowering shrub or small tree.  Best grow it in full sun to partial shade location.   It flowers in spring with small white pinkish flowers and follow by dark, fairly sweet edible fruit in late summer.   Fruit attract birds.  

It is beautiful with foliage turning colour from green to purple-red in fall.   Easy to grow in full sun location.  USDA Zones:2-8.  Very cold tolerant.  Mature size:12′-15′(H) X 10′-12′(W).  Propagation by softwood, semi-softwood cuttings in fall; or by seeds  in fall indoors or spring.

它是很強健的大型灌木或小型落葉喬木.  春開白色帶淡粉紅色的小花, 夏末果實成熟由綠轉藍黑色,鳥類很喜愛食用其果實, 人類亦可食用,還蠻甜蠻好吃的. 🙂

秋天葉色由綠轉紅很是漂亮,  容易栽種在全日照到半日照處.  非常耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎, 寬幅為10-12呎.  繁殖可於秋末用嫩枝條或半嫩的枝條扦插,種子的話可以秋末於室內播種或春天戶外播種種植.