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Viburnum tinus

To swap with Jim Edwards

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Pot Size
2 litres

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Common names

Laurustinus

Description

Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus). This species contain evergreen shrubs which have very dense foliage, and are about 4m tall. The dark green pointed, elliptical leaves are about 10cm long, which will develop purplish tones in cold weather. The flowers are produced in clusters of white blooms which open from pink buds from late winter, followed by blue-black berries.

Cultivation

They are moderately frost hardy. Grow them in any well-drained soil in sun or light shade.

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen, container. Winter/Spring interest.

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Viburnum tinus | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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