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Viburnum dentatum (Arrowwood viburnum)

Viburnum dentatum Viburnum dentatum 'Christom' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Park Seed

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Viburnum dentatum vy-BURN-um den-TAY-tum Common Name: Arrowwood viburnum Genus: Viburnum
This woody, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub has a rounded shape and grows 5 to 9 feet tall and wide. It has toothed leaves and small, creamy white flowers in May to June that mature to bluish black spherical fruits.
Noteworthy characteristics: Arrowwood viburnum is useful in mass plantings and groupings. It's easy to transplant.
Care: Highly adaptable, it can take some shade but prefers full sun.
Propagation: Take greenwood cuttings in summer.
Problems: Gray mold (Botrytis), rust, downy mildew, powdery mildew, wood rot, Verticillium wilt, leaf spots, and dieback. Aphids, scale insects, weevils, Japanese beetles, mealybugs, Viburnum beetle, tree hoppers.
Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Adaptable
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Birds; Native
Bloom Time Late Spring
Flower Color White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Screening
Style Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest
Type Shrubs

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