SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Bears no fruit.
Native to China.
Viburnum macrocephalum 'Sterile'
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Ovate to Elliptic, Medium Green, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good to Medium in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids, Spider Mites, Thrip and Scales, Phytophthora, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Viburnum macrocephalum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 23, 2018.
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