Viburnum Walters (Viburnum odoratissimum 'Walters')

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Growing Zone: 7-11
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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Viburnum Walters (Viburnum odoratissimum 'Walters')
Mature Height 6-8 feet
Mature Width 4-6 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 20-85°F
Watering Needs Low to moderate
Growth Rate 2-3 feet per year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors No
Flowering Time Late spring to early summer
Origin North America

Viburnum Walters: A Beautiful and Hardy Shrub for Your Garden

How to Grow Viburnum Walters

Viburnum Walters is a hardy shrub that can grow in a variety of soil types, including clay, loam, and sand. It prefers well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. This plant can grow up to 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide, so make sure to give it plenty of space to grow.

Care Tips for Viburnum Walters

Viburnum Walters is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. Water it regularly during the first year after planting to help establish its root system. After that, it only needs to be watered during periods of drought. Fertilize it once a year in the spring with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth.

Uses for Viburnum Walters

Viburnum Walters is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It is great for creating a natural hedge or screen, as it can grow quite tall and dense. It also makes a beautiful specimen plant, especially when it is in bloom. The flowers can be cut and used in floral arrangements, and the berries that form after the flowers fade are a favorite of birds.

Planting Tips for Viburnum Walters

When planting Viburnum Walters, make sure to dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball. Mix in some compost or other organic matter to help improve the soil. Plant the shrub at the same depth it was in the container, and water it well after planting.

Maintenance of Viburnum Walters

Viburnum Walters is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal pruning. However, if you want to shape it or control its size, you can prune it in the late winter or early spring. Remove any dead or damaged branches, and thin out any crossing branches to improve air circulation.

Pests and Diseases of Viburnum Walters

Viburnum Walters is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. If you notice any of these pests, you can treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Powdery mildew can also be a problem, especially in humid conditions. To prevent this, make sure to plant the shrub in a location with good air circulation.

In conclusion, Viburnum Walters is a beautiful and hardy shrub that is easy to grow and maintain. With its stunning flowers, versatile uses, and minimal care requirements, it is a great addition to any garden.

 

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