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Viburnum tinus 'Robustum'

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

More tree-like than the species.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Columnar or Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 6 - 12 feet.

Width: 3 - 6 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oval, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

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

Prolific, Mostly Blue Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer Wildlife use it.

Bark Dark Brown, Red Brown, Light Green, or Purple, Furrowed or Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 4 - 10 and 12 - 23.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Spider Mites, Thrip and Scales, Armillaria, 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.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values



Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Viburnum tinus 'Robustum' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Aug 16, 2018.
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