Viburnum opulus

£2.50

Guelder rose, Cranberry bush, Cramp bark. A large European shrub, growing to 4.5 m (14 ft) high. It bears large clusters of bright red fruits which are edible when cooked (they are mildly poisonous raw) – used as a cranberry substitute. The fruits and bark are used medicinally, and the fruits as a food colouring. A good hedging and bee plant. Likes a moist site in sun, part shade or quite deep shade; hardy to -35°C. Stratification: WS17+CS9. Number of seeds: 50.

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Guelder rose, Cranberry bush, Cramp bark. A large European shrub, growing to 4.5 m (14 ft) high. It bears large clusters of bright red fruits which are edible when cooked (they are mildly poisonous raw) – used as a cranberry substitute. The fruits and bark are used medicinally, and the fruits as a food colouring. A good hedging and bee plant. Likes a moist site in sun, part shade or quite deep shade; hardy to -35°C. Stratification: WS17+CS9