Viburnum setigerum is also known as Tea Viburnum. It is a multi-stem deciduous shrub that is part of the Adoxaceae family of plants. It is native to central and western China. Viburnum setigerum grows up to 12ft or 4m tall. The foliage is dark green ovate-lanceolate to oblong, it is toothed on the edges. They were used to make tea, therefore the common name Tea Viburnum.
Viburnum setigerum flowers are white in flat-topped clusters and appear in early summer. The flowers are not as attractive as the red berries that follow the flowering season. Viburnum setigerum produces an abundance of red ovoid berries in autumn. The leaves turn purplish in autumn. Generally, it is disease-free and pest-free.
Plant Viburnum setigerum in the full sun or partial shade in average moist soil that is well-drained. No pruning is necessary except for shaping. For cross-pollination and better fruit production, plant a group of the specimens.