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Viburnum dilatatum

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Linden Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum) at Plumline Nursery

Linden Viburnum flowers

Linden Viburnum flowers

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Linden Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum) at Plumline Nursery

Linden Viburnum fruit

Linden Viburnum fruit

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Linden Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum) at Plumline Nursery

Linden Viburnum in bloom

Linden Viburnum in bloom

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Height:  10 feet

Spread:  8 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Description:

An exceptional landscape shrub with many fine attributes; showy flat-topped clusters of creamy white flowers in spring followed by masses of small brilliant red fruit in fall for an overwhelming fall display; upright and low maintenance, a great accent

Ornamental Features

Linden Viburnum is blanketed in stunning creamy white flat-top flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. The red fruits are held in abundance in spectacular clusters from late summer to late winter. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall.

Landscape Attributes

Linden Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Linden Viburnum is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Linden Viburnum will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This species is not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Fall Color  Winter Value  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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4151 Logan Ferry Road
Murrysville, PA 15668
724-327-6775

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