VIBURNUM rhytidophyllum

Corrugated leaves, white flowers, red ovoid berries which turn black
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oblong to lance-shaped, wavy-margined, deeply-veined, glossy, dark-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • White
    Creamy white
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, erect shrub. Produces tubular flowers 5mm (¼in) across in dense, domed, terminal, umbel-like cymes to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

VIBURNUM rhytidophyllum

 
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Central and western China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile.
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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