PlantsViburnums→Doublefile Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'Shasta')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Doublefile Viburnum
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Botanical names:
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum Accepted
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 7-12 feet
Plant Spread: 10-15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Red maturing to black
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Flowers are sterile and will not produce fruit.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Roots easily from semi-hardwood cuttings under mist in 2-4 weeks.
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Monoecious


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Doublefile viburnum question by cinvasko Sep 6, 2020 1:13 PM 2
What cultivar Viburnum? by csandt May 4, 2019 7:22 PM 6
Blooming in April.... by wcgypsy May 19, 2019 8:01 PM 70
leaves of 3, but not poison ivy by Muddy1 Aug 31, 2020 9:50 AM 10
White flowering bush - need help identifying, please by rtourtelot May 29, 2017 7:42 PM 2
Spring has sprung into full bloom Viburnum Shasta by Strever Aug 8, 2017 11:12 PM 23
Name that Virburnum by Chantell May 11, 2017 4:48 PM 33
Prayer Gardens by Boopaints May 23, 2017 11:51 AM 50
Yardening in the Mid-Atlantic by Eric4home Jan 16, 2021 6:34 PM 3,787
Daily gardening thread for everyone by keithp2012 Jan 25, 2021 2:52 AM 22,166

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