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  Rusty Blackhaw  
Common Name: Rusty Blackhaw
Latin Name: Viburnum rufidulum
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Glossy leaves turn bright red in the fall; white flower clusters develop into blue fruits.
Comments: Excellent specimen tree with few problems. Showy flowers. Needs good drainage.
Problems: Slow grower.
Firewise: Yes
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