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common name: Leatherleaf Viburnum
shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade, shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large upright, strong growing shrub, normally evergreen or may be semi-evergreen in cold winters. Very large deeply ribbed leaves. Lower leaf surfaces, new shoots and flower buds are covered with fuzzy brown felt. Large heads of small yellowish-white flowers opening from dark pink buds in spring.
Any reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Will thrive on chalky soils and tolerant of shade. Robust and normally trouble-free.
If required, prune back shoots after flowering.
From seed or by cuttings