Cramp Bark, Cranberry, Dog Eller, Dog Rowan, European Cranberry Bush, Gatten, Gatten Tree, Marsh Alder, Ople Tree, Red Elder, Snowball Tree, Water Elder, Whitten Tree, Viburnum, Cranberry Viburnum
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This upright deciduous shrub can get to 5m tall. It has maple-like, palmately lobed leaves which turn pink or red in autumn. In spring it produces flat clusters of small white flowers surrounded by larger sterile flowers, followed b translucent red berries.
Generally not harvested.
Softwood or hardwood.
Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Can be attacked by Aphids and viburnum beetle as well as suffer from leaf spot.