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Commonly known as Laurustinus
Compact growing evergreen shrub with white flowers in winter and spring followed by blue-black fruits
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Evergreen - narrowly oblong, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
Height - 3m (10ft)
Spread - 3m (10ft)
Hedge - Ideal for hedging
Tall Shrub - compact, bushy shrub. Small flowers, 6mm(¼in) across, in flattened, terminal cymes to 10cm (4in) across.
Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - good for coastal exposure. Withstands hard pruning. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, viburnum beetles, honey fungus, leaf spot.
Place of origin - Mediterranean.
Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
Buy Varieties of VIBURNUM tinus
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5