Viburnum rhytidophyllum

Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Viburnum rhytidophyllum 
leatherleaf viburnum
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 2-3m
USUAL WIDTH
LEAVES evergreen broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
COLOUR OF FLOWERS cream
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full to partial sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Evergreen broadleaf
Hedging plants
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Want a fast grower to fill up an unattractive or empty space in the garden? Go for this one, leatherleaf viburnum will do the job fairly quickly. It has very showy leathery leaves with deep structure of veins. We suggest to control the size and shape by pruning/trimming in late spring to reach a desirable density. White flowers pop up in May and if pollinated they are followed by very ornamental orange-red fruits, which, if not relished by your local feathery air squadron as a Christmas dinner dessert, they will last until the spring. Will thrive in limestone soils.
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
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