Chinese Snowball Viburnum (Viburnum macrocephalum 'Sterile') in the Viburnums Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Chinese Snowball Viburnum
Give a thumbs up Chinese Snowball Bush

Botanical names:
Viburnum macrocephalum Accepted
Viburnum arborescens Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 15 - 20 feet (4.5 - 6.0 m) or 6 - 10 feet at colder extremes of range.
Plant Spread: 15 - 20 feet (4.5 - 6.0 m)
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Sterile - this plant will set no fruit.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Immature bloom of a Chinese Snowball.

Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On March 16, 2015 Bloomed
Buds forming, they will form a large ball and gradually turn from green to white.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What cultivar Viburnum? by csandt May 4, 2019 7:22 PM 6
what's this flowering shrub? by proud2begeeky Jul 7, 2018 6:49 PM 6
Southeast Month in Bloom - March & April 2018 by purpleinopp Apr 28, 2018 9:52 AM 14
White flowering bush - need help identifying, please by rtourtelot May 29, 2017 7:42 PM 2
What kind of snowball bush? by tobina May 9, 2017 5:23 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
I'd like to know aobut this bush please by Frillylily May 21, 2016 8:10 PM 0
5 Bushes by fraz1 Feb 13, 2016 11:31 PM 10
Recommendations for a newbie gardener in Indiana by Dutchlady1 Mar 19, 2015 4:16 PM 6

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