Koreanspice viburnum (Viburnum carlesii)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Koreanspice viburnum
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Koreanspice viburnum (Viburnum carlesii)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
5 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
5 to 8 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
compact, rounded; dense, stiff branches; 5-8’ tall and wide; slow grower; late, reddish-wine fall color; pink buds open to showy, rounded, fragrant, white flowers in early May; full sun to partial shade; prefers cool, fertile, loamy, slightly acidic soil but is adaptable to pH; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil and road salt; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; susceptible to viburnum borer and rabbit injury at base of plant; do not shear; native to Korea; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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