Viburnum plicatum ‘Tennessee’ Viburnum

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Tennessee’

Description: Viburnum plicatum ‘Tennessee’ is a spreading shrub with open to horizontal branches. The serrated veined foliage is dark green turning red-purple in the autumn. Flattened cymes of tiny, creamy white flowers in late spring, are later followed by ovoid, red fruit ripening to black in autumn.

Viburnum Growing Tips: Viburnum plicatum ‘Tennessee’ is tolerant of most soils but will do best in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils. Easy to grow and does well in full sun or partial shade. The fruit can cause mild stomach upset if ingested.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 2m



  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Prefers full sun

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