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Leatherleaf Viburnum in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Viburnum rhytidophyllum

 

Leatherleaf Viburnum

There are very many different Viburnum, and most are relatively easy to grow. They can be deciduous or evergreen, most flower in Spring, and the clusters of usually fragrant flowers followed by berries, and often good Autumn leaf colours. Viburnum Rhytidophyllum is an evergreen shrub with an upright bushy habit. Deeply veined dark green drooping foliage on furry stems. Often has appearance of needing a drink. White flowers from furry looking buds followed by red berries.

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plant Features
  • Leatherleaf Viburnum likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Leatherleaf Viburnum likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Leatherleaf Viburnum is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Leatherleaf Viburnum likes free draining

    Free draining

 
Available to buy from 1 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Leatherleaf Viburnum

Latin name

Viburnum rhytidophyllum

type

Flowering shrubs or trees

family

Adoxaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Leatherleaf Viburnum likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Leatherleaf Viburnum is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Leatherleaf Viburnum likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Leatherleaf Viburnum likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Leatherleaf Viburnum is 1.15meters x 2.00meters 1.15 M 2.00 M

Viburnum rhytidophyllum

There are very many different Viburnum, and most are relatively easy to grow. They can be deciduous or evergreen, most flower in Spring, and the clusters of usually fragrant flowers followed by berries, and often good Autumn leaf colours. Viburnum Rhytidophyllum is an evergreen shrub with an upright bushy habit. Deeply veined dark green drooping foliage on furry stems. Often has appearance of needing a drink. White flowers from furry looking buds followed by red berries.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

White flowers from furry looking buds appear in Spring, followed by red berries.

 

Planting Outdoors spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out pot grown plants in growing position either in the spring or autumn.

 

Planting Outdoors autumn

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Plant out pot grown plants in growing position either in the spring or autumn.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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