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Viburnum japonicum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Viburnum japonicum Syn Cornus kousa, Japanese Viburnum,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Upright

A evergreen, dense shrub with large, glossy, deep veined leathery leaves. During spring clusters of fragrant white flower heads appear. Ideal for use as a formal or informal hedge, screen or feature shrub, gets to approx 1.5m tall by 1.3m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Park And Gardens, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caprifoliaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes, Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low, Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate