- Common Name(s):
- Siebold viburnum
Fruit attracts birds; leaf scorch develops with drought; prune out oldest stems to renew; crushed leaves have green pepper odor. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 15-20 ft.
- Opposite, simple, lustrous bright green leaves; 2 to 5 in. long; reddish purple fall color
- Creamy white flowers on 3 to 6 in. flat-topped cyme in late spring; 0.3 to 0.5 in. rose-red drupe that turns black; red fruiting stems
- 5 to 7
- Sun to shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
- Large shrub or small tree; rounded open habit with stiff, erect branches
- 10-15 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1834