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VIBURNUM opulus

Commonly known as Crampbark, Guelder rose, Water elder

Bright red berries and good autumn colour

Available autumn 2020 -
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - maple-like 3-lobed dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, turning red in autumn
  • White
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - viorous, bushy shrub. Produces flowers in flat, terminal cymes to 8cm (3in) across. Fertile central flowers are 2cm (¾in) across surrounded by showy, flat, white, sterile ray-florets to 2cm (¾in) across. Flowers are followed by spherical, fleshy, bright-red fruit.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - native shrub and good wildlife plant. Berries for birds and flowers for hoverflies. Woodland edge or informal hedge.
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - Europe, northern Africa, central Asia
  • Flower Shape - Lacecap -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Buy Varieties of VIBURNUM opulus

VIBURNUM opulus 'Compactum'  AWARD

VIBURNUM opulus 'Compactum'  >


Commonly known as: Crampbark, Guelder rose, Water elder.
Compact habit, lacecap flowers free fruiting with red berries SEPT onwards
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

VIBURNUM opulus 'Roseum'  AWARD

VIBURNUM opulus 'Roseum'  >


Commonly known as: Crampbark, Guelder rose, Water elder.
('Sterile') - white sterile flowers sometimes turning pink on this Snowball tree
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

VIBURNUM opulus 'Xanthocarpum'  AWARD

VIBURNUM opulus 'Xanthocarpum'  >


Commonly known as: Yellow-fruited guelder rose.
Bright yellow fruit
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

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