SCIENTIFIC NAME: Viburnum rhytidophyllum
COMMON NAME: Leatherleaf Viburnum
GARDEN SIZE 6-10 ft. tall, 6-10 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: n/a
USDA ZONE: 5-8
PLANT ORIGIN: Central and western China
EXPOSURE: Full sun, part sun (4 hours or more of sun each day)
WATER & SOIL: Prefers average, well-drained soil; will need additional water in times of drought.
HABIT (FORM): Upright
FOLIAGE: Evergreen. Green.
FLOWERS: White in spring, becoming glossy black berries that can persist through December.
CARE: Prune immediately after flowering; buds for the next year form during the summer. Fertilize with Holly-tone or something similar in the early spring and in November.