If you are looking for a hedge that will really add a ‘wow’ factor to your yard, the Sweet Viburnum is an optimum choice. This easy-to-grow shrub offers brilliant green accents with minimum maintenance—a win-win situation! The Sweet Viburnum growth rate makes it a great choice if you are looking to add beauty quickly!
This aesthetic plant can be potentially a very large evergreen shrub or small tree. The foliage of the Sweet Viburnum is smooth and bright green. Tiny white flowers are held in loose, branching clusters in early spring and are pleasingly sweet smelling. The Sweet Viburnum’s berries turn from red to black and are attractive to birds, but they are sparingly produced in Florida.
The Sweet Viburnum is one a favorite among landscapers and gardeners to use as a hedge due to the delectable springtime fragrance. The Sweet Viburnum growth rate is also why it’s favorite – it can grow 1-2 feet per year. It is beautiful, versatile and rarely bothered by pests or disease. Viburnum odoratissimum grows best in US department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8-10. It can grow very large – up to 25-30 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide making it a great privacy hedge.
This fast growing viburnum grows best in slightly acidic soil and is moderately drought tolerant. Grows best in full sun to part shade. The best time of the year to plant this evergreen is anytime! It does best in southern climates so you can plant it any time of year except in freezing temperatures. The bloom time for its fragrant flowers in spring and can handle a variety of soil types.
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- Grows fast
- Evergreen hedge
- Showy flowers