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Chindo Sweet Viburnum

Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'

SKU
07475
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.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num ah-wa-BEW-kee
LoreThis 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.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Poolside, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureOrnamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBeautyberry (Callicarpa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Hosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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