It grows naturally in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean region. Its length and width are 1.5-2.5 m. It is an evergreen and very often branched shrub. The branches extend straight upwards. The shoots are bare, sometimes pubescent. The upper surface of the opposite leaves is dark green, the lower leaves are lighter green. There are hairs on the main vein surface. It is egg-shaped or elongated elliptical. The leaf tip is pointed. It is 3-10 cm long. The base of the leaf is wedge-shaped or rounded. When does Viburnum tinus bloom? Flowering begins first on the buds, with pinkish-white or white flowers appearing in January and February.
Information about Viburnum tinus
Viburnum tinus ‘Lucidum’ It grows naturally in Southern Europe. How tall will Viburnum tinus grow? Its height is 1.5-2.5 m. It is a fast growing, evergreen, upright and frequently growing shrub. It has large leaves that are oval in shape, 3-10 cm long, very hard, green in color, often turning a vivid red in autumn. What soil does Viburnum tinus grow in? It grows in slightly acidic, nutrient-rich and fresh soils. Prefers sunny, partially shaded and protected places. It is used in groups or solitary. The plant is suitable for planting on garden edges.
Can Viburnum tinus be cut back hard? It has white flowers, 5-7 cm wide, with an aromatic scent, collected in apical umbrellas in late spring. It grows in slightly acidic, nutrient-rich and fresh soils. Prefers sunny, partially shaded and protected places. Can Viburnum tinus be cut back hard? How to prune Viburnum tinus? The Viburnum tinus plant is shaped by the topiary technique.
Latin Name: Viburnum tinus
Homeland: Mediterranean coast of Southern Europe.
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle)
Climate characteristics: It likes semi-shade and sunny places. It is a temperate climate plant.
Form features: Upright stance, evergreen shrubs and trees that can grow up to 1.5-3m tall
Leaf Characteristics: The leaves are in the shape of a pointed egg, narrowing towards both ends. Its length is 3-10 cm. The upper surface is bright dark green, the lower surface is light green. There are hair bundles at the junction of the veins.
Flower Characteristics: Small white flowers form upright bunches on boards. The outside of the petals of the flowers are pink in color and fragrant. It blooms in March and April. It also flowers in November and early December.
Fruit characteristics: Egg-shaped fruit is dark blue.
Soil requirements: It likes well-drained permeable soils. It grows in all soils except calcareous ones. It requires low humidity.
Production: It can be produced by division of cuttings, seeds and roots.
It is used in groups, especially in landscaping, parks and gardens in our temperate regions. It is suitable for pruning fences.
It is a medicinal plant. In addition, its fruits have diarrheal properties.
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