Hinton Ampner Garden

Viburnum phlebotricum

Small leafed Viburnum


The Temple Garden


A rare, hardy, medium (2m - 6ft), deciduous shrub with small ovate leaves and white non-fragrant flowers in late spring but is not self-fertile and rarely produces its bright red fruit.

Site and Care:

Once established it succeeds in most soils but is not suited to poor soils and over dry situations It prefers a deep rich loamy soil in sun or semi-shade. Pruning is only necessary to maintain shape and should be carried out after flowering. Propagation is difficult by softwood or hardwood cuttings.