VIBURNUM tinus 'Purpureum'

Commonly known as Laurustinus

Young leaves tinged purple
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly ovate to oblong leaves, dark bronze-purple when young, to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact, bushy shrub. Produces small flowers 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

VIBURNUM tinus 'Purpureum'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Flowers over a long period in late winter and early spring. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Mediterranean
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Purple
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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