Pruning after flowering may be done, but will eliminate some of the late summer fruit display. One of the later blooming viburnums with creamy-white, flat-topped flower clusters in late June-early July. Height 5 - 6' Width 5 - 6' Finish Time 1 season. cassinoides; synonyms for this variety Viburnum nitidum Aiton, Viburnum cassinoides, Viburnum cassinoides var. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. Korean Spice Viburnum. The berries are highly acidic but edible. Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Has it all–fragrant flowers, bright berries, fall foliage. Leaf spot fungal diseases, as well as the fungal disease anthracnose, usually do not do lasting ha… A great companion pollinator for 'Winterthur' although Brandywine has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby. Still, it is often recommended with the 'Winterthur' cultivar. A landscape favorite, this viburnum has all of the wildlife power of the above two species. Brandywine Viburnum presents one of the most spectacular displays of autumn color available. A number of viburnums have been covered in the Green Industry News such as Viburnum x pragense, Viburnum sieboldii 'Seneca', and Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk'. A great companion pollinator for ‘Winterthur’ although Brandywine has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby. George Weigel Viburnum 'Winterthur' in fall with a sparse fruit set. Prune lightly, only as needed, in fall. Prune lightly, only as needed, in fall. Awards Kentucky Theodore Klein Award. Attractive in shrub borders, hedges and foundation plantings. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Noted for its breathtaking berry display, Viburnum nudum Brandywine™ (Withe Rod) is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub with a showy foliage of very shiny oval leaves, which turns deep wine-red in the fall. Selected by Winterthur Garden of Delaware. Winner of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal (Steyer Award) in 1991. Fruit display in fall is a stunning mix of rosy pink and dark blue, over deep reddish maroon leaves which persist for a long time. Features Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. It features aromatic white flowers arranged in flat-topped clusters (cymes 2-5” wide) in May-June. In late summer to early fall, berries in shades of both deep pink and blue-purple often appear on the same cluster, in striking contrast to the foliage. harbisonii, Viburnum cassinoides var. Shrub borders, foundations, hedges or roadside plantings. Selected by Bill Frederick, with his usual impeccable taste. Berries ripen in fall to vivid shades of pink and blue, with both colors often found in the same cluster. Specimen or groups. Birds love to feast on the fruit of this Viburnum. This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum.Genus name comes from the Latin name of a species plant.Specific epithet means nude or naked.‘Winterthur’ is a compact cultivar that typically grows to 6’ tall in cultivation. It grows naturally in moist places throughout the southeast. Specimen or groups. The Brandywine Viburnum has relatively good berry production, even without another pollinator nearby, and will help pollinate other varieties of this Viburnum such as Winterthur! Genus Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries Details [Brandywine] is an upright, deciduous shrub, to 2m in height and spread, with very glossy, long, oval leaves which turn wine-red in autumn. For best cross-pollination and subsequent fruit display, plant shrubs in groups rather than as single specimens. 'Winterthur' is an improved variety of Smooth Witherod, or Possum Haw, from Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. Flowers are followed by clusters of ovoid berries that change color as they ripen, from light pink to deep pink to blue to purplish-black. This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum.Genus name comes from the Latin name of a species plant.Specific epithet means nude or naked. Elliptic to oblong-lanceolate glossy dark green leaves (to 4” long). Best pollination results are achieved by planting it with V. 'Winterthur'. It is about 6' tall by 5' wide so far. Prefers moist loams, but tolerates a wide range of soils including boggy ones. Possumhaw Viburnum (Viburnum nudum Brandywine™) in the Viburnums Database. Don’t panic. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. Do not prune into thick Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' // Winterthur Smooth Witherod Viburnum Shrub. More compact than the straight-species, growing to 6' in ten years, and leaves are more lustrous and waxy than other viburnums. Creamy white flowers in spring - plant near Brandywine™ viburnum to ensure fruit. Flowers are followed by clusters of ovoid berries that change color as they ripen, from light pink to deep pink to blue to purplish-black. An introduction of Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. Foliage sometimes turns an attractive maroon to dark red-purple in fall. Type Deciduous. Berries may even persist into winter. The pink and blue berries alone set it apart as a uniquely beautiful shrub. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. The one that catches my eye at this time of year is Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur'. ‘Brandywine’ is a worthy selection as is ‘Winterthur’. Among the most common causes for viburnum leaves turning brown or black are leaf spot diseases. … Prefers moist loams, but tolerates a wide range of soils including boggy ones. A great viburnum that provides year round interest with its large white flower clusters and blue and red berries. Blooms on old wood – dormant or spring pruning will remove flower buds (and the potential for fruit) for the year. Fragrant, creamy white flowers, followed by white fruit that darkens to pink before maturing to blue. It is perhaps best noted for the unusually intense colors of its showy berries. Good selection for low spots and peripheries of water gardens, streams or ponds. Take a close look at your browning viburnum leaves. 'Bulk', sold under the trade name of BRANDYWINE, is a more compact cultivar that typically grows to 5-6’ tall in cultivation. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Somewhat smaller than Nannyberry, it has an especially beautiful form, often with one or more trunks and slender arching branches. American cranberrybush (Wentworth) Grows 6 to 12 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide. It features aromatic white flowers arranged in flat-topped clusters (cymes 2-5” wide) in May-June. Showy, creamy white, fragrant flowers in … Trim up to 4 times, as new growth allows. Viburnum carlesii. It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. The berries are highly acidic but edible. It is also wet site tolerant and deciduous. It was previously included in the honeysuckle family Caprifoliaceae.. Foliage sometimes turns an attractive maroon to dark red-purple in fall. Viburnum setigerum —leggy growth, but a bountiful red fruiting species. Michael Dirr, renowned woody plant expert at the University of Georgia and author of "Viburnums," comments that fruit production is increased when another similar or closely related viburnum is nearby to supplement cross-pollination of the plants' flowers. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this stunning Viburnum. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. As is the case with many Viburnum species, fruit set mandates that two distinct varieties (clones or ciltivars) are grown in close proximity to cross pollinate. BRANDYWINE Viburnum nudum ‘Bulk ... 6.2 Grow near ‘Winterthur’ for a good crop of berries on both plants. * Size: 5 to 6 feet tall and wide. A great companion pollinator for 'Winterthur' although Brandywine has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby. Leaves are somewhat glossier than those of the species. It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. Viburnum - Smooth Witherod The white fertile flowers of Brandywine™ ('Bulk') Smooth Witherod appear in summer over glossy dark green leaves. Needs a pollinator like V. Brandywine™ for best fruit production. Berry-sized blue fruits appear in early fall, then the leaves turn a glossy, deep burgundy soon after. The large fragrant flower clusters are flat topped and the fruits are edible. On the whole, species of viburnums are self-fertile, meaning that the pollen from a plant will successfully fertilize female blossoms on the same plant, yielding a crop of fruits. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. Viburnum nudum ‘Pink Beauty’—prodigious fruit production, compact habit. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. Plant in groups for better fruit production. Fall foliage is glossy and dark maroon. 'Winterthur' Smooth Witherod has white flowers, beautiful pink and purple fruit in summer, and burgundy fall color. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. Eventually can grow to 8-10' and become more open in habit. U.S. Plant Patent Applied For (PPAF). The spots begin small but merge together and may appear red or gray. Rich deep red fall foliage gives this easy to grow shrub three season interest. And until the recent introduction of Brandywine™ (Viburnum nudum ‘Bulk’), most growers offered one cultivar called ‘Winterthur’ and it never set fruit. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. Good selection for low spots and peripheries of water gardens, streams or ponds. Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Possum haw (Brandywine and Winterthur) Winterthur grows 5-12 feet tall and 5-12 feet wide. Pruning after flowering may be done, but will eliminate some of the late summer fruit display. Long-lasting fall foliage color. Selected at Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. Shiny deep green foliage turns cinnabar red in the fall. If they have irregular brown spots that are sunken and dry, they may have a fungal spot disease. nitidum, and Viburnum nitidum. In late summer to early fall, berries in shades of both deep pink and blue-purple often appear on the same cluster, in striking contrast to the foliage. For best cross-pollination and subsequent fruit display, plant shrubs in groups rather than as single specimens. * Common name: Viburnum ‘Winterthur’ * Botanical name: Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ * What it is: A glossy-leafed, native flowering shrub that gets white flower clusters in late May to June. I planted a V. nudum 'Winterthur' to pollinate three 'Brandywine'. In early to midsummer, the shrub is covered with flat clusters of creamy white flowers. Q: I bought a ‘Winterthur… Elliptic to oblong-lanceolate glossy dark green leaves (to 4” long). It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. Another variety, such as 'Brandywine,' nearby would help a lot. 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