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How fast does viburnum Pragense grow?

How fast does viburnum Pragense grow?

Prague viburnum grows quite quickly, adding 24 inches or more to its height in a single growing season.

Is Pragense viburnum evergreen?

‘Pragense’ (cross between V. rhytidophyllum and V. utile) is an evergreen, multi-stemmed shrub that typically grows 8-12′ tall with a similar spread. Flat cymes (to 6″ across) of slightly fragrant, creamy white flowers in spring gives way to berries in early fall which first appear red and then change to glossy black.

How do I know which viburnum I have?

Look at the leaves of the plant. The viburnum has shiny, green leaves that grow in a dense, uniformed pattern on the plant, forming a domed shape. The leaves grow in pairs, side by side on the branches. The leaves are lobed.

Which viburnum grows fastest?

Prague Viburnum for Rapid Growth Horticulturists suggest the Prague viburnum (Viburnum x pragense) when particularly fast growth is desired. The hardy hybrid, developed at the Prague Municipal Gardens in 1955, quickly grows to 10 feet or more.

What is the best fertilizer for viburnum?

Blood meal is a smart choice to apply in late winter or spring, as it breaks down rapidly to sweeten the soil for flowering. Later, alfalfa meal, compost, rotted manures and fish emulsion are all safe choices for fertilizing viburnums.

How tall do viburnum get?

Viburnums range from 3-foot-tall shrubs to 15-foot-tall trees.

Is Prague viburnum fragrant?

Prague Viburnum is a dense evergeen shrub that is a cross between V. rhytidophyllum and V. utile that grows 8-12 feet tall and wide with an oval to rounded form. It produces large fragrant flat-topped cymes of white flowers in spring and berries in the fall.

How far apart should viburnum be planted?

Place these plants 3 to 4 feet apart… any closer and mature shrubs will eventually be fighting each other for a place in the sun and the base of the plants will be bare. For planting by the house, come out 3 to 4 feet (or more). Along a walk or drive, come in 4 or 5 feet.

Can viburnum take full sun?

Most viburnums grow best in full sun but are just as content in light to partial shade. Except for a few varieties, noted in the chart Viburnums that excel from season to season, give them moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil with a pH from 5.6 to 6.6.

How do you maintain viburnum?

When it comes to viburnum care, water shrubs during dry periods. It will also help to add mulch to retain moisture. You can apply a slow-release fertilizer to viburnums as well but this isn’t required. In addition, pruning the shrub should be included with viburnum care.

What looks good with viburnum?

Viburnums can be paired and planted with a host of companions, including:

  • Peony.
  • Clematis.
  • Lavender.
  • Iris.
  • Lilac.
  • Hydrangea.
  • Salvia.
  • Hosta.

Does viburnum bloom all summer?

It blooms continuously all summer and into fall, a feat few hardy shrubs can match. It’s also relatively compact, maturing at 6–8′ tall by 8–10′ wide. Viburnums prefer rich, evenly moist, slightly acid soil and generally flower most abundantly in full sun.