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Cranberry Bush Vibernum (8 of 15)

Extremely cold-tolerant
Plant in full sun to partial shade
Plant in average to moist soil; adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 5-6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 2(3)-7:
Zone 2--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 3--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6--Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7--Plant in fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; plants may languish in this warm zone.

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