February 4, 2023
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Viburnum setigerum

Viburnum setigerum is also known as Tea Viburnum. It is a multi-stem deciduous shrub. It 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. The leaves are ovate-lanceolate to oblong. They are toothed on the edges. They make tea with Viburnum setigerum, therefore the common name Tea Viburnum.

Viburnum setigerum
Viburnum setigerum

Viburnum setigerum has white flowers. Flowers are flat-topped clusters. It flowers in early summer. Viburnum setigerum produces an abundance of red ovoid berries in autumn. The flowers are not as attractive as the red berries. The leaves turn purplish in autumn. Generally, Viburnum setigerum is disease-free and pest-free.

Viburnum setigerum
Viburnum setigerum

Grow Viburnum setigerum in the full sun or partial shade. Plant it in average moist soil that is well-drained. No pruning is necessary. Trim to shape the plant. For cross-pollination and better fruit production, plant a group of specimens together.

Viburnum setigerum
Viburnum setigerum

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