Chindo Sweet Viburnum
Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'
Pronunciation: vy-BER-num ah-wa-BEW-kee
|Description||An excellent tall evergreen hedge with dense, lustrous, dark green leaves. The attractive foliage backs abundant clusters of fragrant white flowers. The spring blooms are followed by heavy clusters of red berries that ripen to black in the fall. Ideal for a wildlife garden.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Poolside, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||This tall shrub makes an excellent hedge or screen, providing fragrant flowers and fall/winter fruit. Also useful in the back of the border as an accent.|
|Companion Plants||Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Hosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||Easily grown in average, evenly moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.|
|Lore||This cultivar of Viburnum Awabuki was collected by J.C. Raulston of North Carolina State University Arboretum, from plants he found on the South Korean island of Chindo in 1985.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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