SelecTree: Tree Detail
AWABUKI SWEET VIBURNUM
Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
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.
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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