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Viburnum betulifolium - Batal.

Common Name
Family Adoxaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range E. Asia - Central to Western China.
Edibility Rating    (2 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Viburnum betulifolium


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Viburnum betulifolium is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Plant Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw or cooked. The fruit is rather acid when it first ripens, but hangs well on the plant through the winter. We have eaten it in late spring when it has become quite acceptable for raw eating with a mild flavour[K].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

There is a form of this plant growng in Trewithen Gardens in Cornwall that produces very large crops of fruit each year[K].

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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