Return to the Shrubs Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Sweet Viburnum I am confused

Posted by sbcatcher1 8NWFL (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 21, 07 at 21:58

I am looking for a natural hedge, under a few tall scrub pines in Sandy Soil (NW FL). I had decided on Viburnum due to their fast growth. I have been to a few nurseries & I am confused. What is the Scientific name for Sweet Viburnum? I have seen more than one name. I want these shrubs to be about 15ft. Is the Viburnum that I want? Any other suggestions?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Sweet Viburnum I am confused

Viburnum odoratissimum is the name. As you can from the link, they do get that big.

Here is a link that might be useful: Viburnum odoratissimum


 o
RE: Sweet Viburnum I am confused

Thanks for the link. Some of the places must have them labeled incorrectly. One had darker leaves. What type of fertilizer do you suggest? 10-10-10 or some other mix should I use on them?


 o
RE: Sweet Viburnum I am confused

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Thu, Mar 22, 07 at 17:47

Sample your soil and have it tested first. Otherwise you're just firing blind. And you can over-fertilize, even produce a toxicity by applying nutrients already present in adequate amounts.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Shrubs Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here