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Manchurian Viburnum
Catalogue A# 2004-067 AZ6
GPS 45D 43' 44" / 108D 37' 33" W


Viburnum burejacticum

Family: Caprifoliaceae

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
More Information:
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

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