SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX
Pronounced shiny leaves. Often used as a large hedge.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Asia.
Compact and Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Has Evergreen to Partly Deciduous foliage.
Height: 25 - 30 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Oval, Glossy Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen to Partly Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Prolific, Black or Red Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 15 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good 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.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Poisonous Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Viburnum odoratissimum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 23, 2018.
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