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botanical name:
Viburnum tinus
Viburnum tinus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lauristinus
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Reliable Mediterranean shrub which tolerates many different conditions. Covered in pinkish flowerbuds which open to white or pale pink flowerheads during Winter, giving a very long flowering period. Occasional bright blue berries.

cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Tolerates a wide range of conditions.
If required, prune back shoots after flowering.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

usage:
Good for hedging.

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