Billings, Montana @ ZooMontana
Catalogue A# 2004-067 AZ6
GPS 45D 43' 44" / 108D 37' 33" W
Origin: Manchuria and China
Common name: Manchurian Viburnum
Location: Asian Garden-viburnum plantings
Number in accession: 1
Viburnum is a large shrub or a small, native tree. In spring new leaves emerge copper-colored followed by white, flat-topped flowers. In fall, black fruits contrast with the pinkish-red foliage. A great plant for naturalized areas.
Tree or Plant Type: Shrub, Tree
Foliage: Evergreen (foliage year-round)
Native Locale: Non-native
Landscape Uses: Hedge, Massing, Mixed border, Specimen, Utility
Size Range: Compact tree (10-15 feet), Large shrub (more than 8 feet)
Light Exposure: Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily), Full shade (4 hrs or less of light daily)
Hardiness Zones: Zone 5 , Zone 6, Zone 7
Soil Preference: Acid soil, Moist, well-drained soil
Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid winter, Late winter, Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall
Flower Color & Fragrance: Fragrant, White
Shape or Form: Multi-stemmed, Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size & Form
A large upright to rounded, course-textured shrub reaching 10 to 15 feet high and wide.
Tree & Plant Care
Best in full sun with adequate, well-drained soil moisture.
Site in a protected area to avoid leaf and stem damage
Stem dieback often occurs when temperatures go below -10 degrees F
Prune after flowering.
Disease, pests, and problems
No serious pest problems. Evergreen leaves are prone to winter damage.
Native geographic location and habitat
Native to central and west China.
Leaf or needle arrangement, size, shape, and texture
Leatherleaf viburnum leaves