Viburnum: Odoratissimum Latin Name: viburnum odoratissimum 'sweet viburnum'
The Basics This large evergreen shrub has bright green, red-tipped new growth. Its foliage is accompanied by large amounts of white flower clusters in the spring followed by red fruit that matures to glossy black . This vigorous grower will reach 20-30 feet tall(15-20 feet wide). Its robust nature and versatility allows a wide range of uses such as background hedge, accent, screen, and tree.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-10
The Care This fast-growing evergreen shrub or tree needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear annually to maintain desired shape. To maximize its growth allow the necessary amount of space.