A picture of a Guelder Rose

Guelder Rose

Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum'

Also known as

Yellow-Fruited Guelder Rose, European cranberry bush, Cranberry bush

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Guelder Rose Overview

This is a large deciduous shrub that has maple-like leaves that turn to a yellow or pink in the autumn. Small cluster of fragrant white flowers bloom in the spring and summer and are followed by deep yellow berries that are slightly translucent.

Common problems with Guelder Rose

How to propagate Guelder Rose

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Guelder Rose

Ornamental fruit