Walter’s Viburnum obovatum everleaf
Evergreen shrub with glossy, leathery, fine texture, dark green leaves that are fragrant when crushed. Small white flowers appears during in the winter or spring before new growth emerges and staying in bloom for 2 to 3 weeks, blooming on current year’s growth. The fruit starts out red and turning black when mature. Excellent nesting, covering, and food source for a variety of birds and wildlife with it’s dense foliage. Use as an evergreen hedge, screen or border. Best grown in moist soils, but will tolerant drought once established.
For planting as a privacy row hedge you’ll need to space at least 8-10 feet apart.
Multi-Trunked Evergreen Shrub
Yearly Foliage: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Light: Full Sun to part shade
Mature Growth: 6-7 feet high – 6-8 feet wide
Soil: Moist, sandy acid fertile
Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees
Plant Size when available: 1 gallon