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Viburnum x rhytidophylloides /Leatherleaf Viburnum

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides  / Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
Cluster of handsome fruit in late summer
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Cluster of handsome fruit in late summer


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Cluster of fruit and foliage

Immature berries in August


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Scientific Name: Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
Common Name: Leatherleaf Viburnum
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This viburnum is noted for its creamy-white spring flowers and clusters of striking red berries in the fall that turn black late in the year. It produces upright growth with arching branches and leathery foliage. This shrub is semi-evergreen during mild winters.