Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'
Snowball Tree 

Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'
Common name

Snowball Tree

Group

Shrubs

Family

Caprifoliaceae

Description

An upright shrub with dark bronze-purple leaves ageing to dark green and turn purple-red in autumn. Pink flushed white flowers open from red buds in late spring. Max Height 3m. Max Spread 2m. Flowers May to June. Fruits June. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Upright
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
3m
Ultimate spread
2m

Colour

Flowers
White; Pink in May; June
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in June
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Most types
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Border
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter; Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Mulch; Feed; Keep free from weeds
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Honey fungus

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Trolley
Regular 5 litre 60-80 cm --- 62 £8.95 £
Regular New 35 litre 125-150 cm --- 1 £77.50 £