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botanical name:
Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Viburnum rhytidophyllum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Leatherleaf Viburnum
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
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.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
From seed or by cuttings

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