Awabuki sweet viburnum Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki

Awabuki sweet viburnum


V. odoratissimum var. awabuki is a large shrub or small tree, to 5m tall, with very glossy, evergreen foliage and conical sprays of small, scented, white flowers with prominent stamens. These may be followed by red berries, turning black as they age

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Awabuki sweet viburnum

    • Common names

      Viburnum odoratissimum, Viburnum awabuki

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer

  • insectPests

    May be affected by aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free