Viburnum are a varied group of plants, some species are used widely for hedging, but many others also having a place as an ornamental plant in the garden.
Sold in sizes from tubestock to advanced plants Viburnum vary from specimen plants to varieties that are dense and best suited as hedging plants.
V. odoratissimum is one of the more popular varieties for hedging.
- Fast Growing
- Reaching around 4m
- Easily pruned to shape.
As a dense low screen on boundaries, to provide privacy in entertaining areas including outdoor dining areas and around swimming pools. Useful as a low windbreak plant.
Plant at around .5m apart for a dense hedge.
- Well drained, humus rich soil.
- Best in frost free areas.
- Full sun to light shade
- Grows well in both cool and warm climates
- Requires some extra moisture during long dry periods
- Fertilise in spring with a general purpose slow release type fertiliser.
- Mulch around plants to maintain moisture and a cool root run.