NH State Forest Nursery

NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius

Grows in wet or dry soils, partial shade or full sun. Dense foliage good for nesting birds. Known for its flaky bark. Can withstand deer browse. Abundant flowers May-June. Mature height: 5-10 feet.


Wet or dry soils; partial shade or full sun

Wildlife Value:

Dense foliage good for nesting birds



Seed Source:

New Hampshire

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 Per 1000
1-2 yr 6-12" $15 $25 $80 N/A N/A

Low inventory as of February 25, 2020

photo of ninebark in bloom


NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488