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Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'

Common Name(s):
Chindo viburnum
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

‘Chindo’ viburnum is a dense, pyramidal shrub with lustrous, dark green foliage. With maturity, this plant will have clusters of tiny white flowers that develop into bright red berries in early autumn.

Grow this tough, durable plant in sun to partial shade. ‘Chindo’ tolerates a wide range of soils and is also mildly resistant to damage by deer. When established, this viburnum can withstand drought-like weather conditions. This evergreen beauty grows fairly rapidly to a height of 12 feet and can have a spread of nearly 8 feet. Choose ‘Chindo’ viburnum for your next hedge or evergreen screen, or as a large accent planting.

A Raulston Arboretum Selection since 2003, ‘Chindo’ Viburnum will be a terrific addition to any sunny Carolina landscape.

Insect Disease and other Pest Problems: Once established, it becomes carefree with no serious pest problems.

Height:
12 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, leathery, very shiny, waxy medium-dark green leaves; 3-7 in. long; new growth may have reddish tinge
Flower:
White flowers on rounded cymose panicles; bright red fruit in large clusters
Zones:
7b to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types except wet
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Pyramidal; very dense; strong upright branches
Width:
8 ft.
Tags:
showstopper, vigorous, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1817

Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' growth habit
Photo by Phillip Merritt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'
Photo by Phillip Merritt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' stem and leaf detail
Photo by Phillip Merritt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0