Trees and shrubs

Obier viburnum: well known for its flowers

The obier viburnum is a very beautiful shrub, particularly appreciated for its beautiful spring flowering.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Viburnum opulus
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Type : Shrub
: 2 to 5 m

Exposure : Sunny, partial shade
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

Foliage : Expired -Flowering : Spring

Planting, maintenance and pruning play a large part in the good growth of viburnum, as well as its flowering in spring.

Plantation of viburnum obier

Preferably to autumn or in spring for subjects purchased in jars or containers.

  • He likes sunny and even slightly shaded situations
  • He likes well-drained soils but likes to be watered in case of prolonged drought
  • Follow the advice of planting shrubs.

During the first years after planting, do not hesitate to water regularly to facilitate the recovery and growth of the shrub.

For multiply your viburnum obier, wait until the end of summer for cuttings from the hardened stems or simply by layering.

Obier viburnum size

No size is really needed unless it gets too big.

Wait for the end of flowering of viburnum obier if you want reduce or balance the branches.

  • Find our shrub pruning tips

Good to know about the obier viburnum

The Obier viburnum, traditionally known as Snowball, also known as Obier, is a beautiful shrub that blooms as beautifully in spring as its foliage in fall.

As a shrub hedge, isolated or in a cluster of shrubs, it is very easy to grow and maintain.

Among the viburnums, we also find the tin laurel or viburnum tinus, well known in our gardens but also the Watanabe viburnum whose flowering lasts a very long time, from May to October.

Vary the pleasure by multiplying the varieties of viburnum.

Smart tip

Avoid at all costs situations too exposed to the scorching sun.

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