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Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Caprifoliaceae


Viburnum awabuki

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Red or Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer Wildlife use it.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 15 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Thrip, Mites, Bagworm, Caterpillars, Scales and Aphids, Leaf Spot, Tip Blight, Sooty Mold and Powdery Mildew.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 24, 2018.
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