– A curious dwarf form of tufted habit, growing 1 to 3 ft high. – This is not confined to north-east Asia (see page 709); it also occurs as far south as north-west Hupeh. Treating Viburnum Leaf Curl Both aphids and thrips are relatively easy to control with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil, but control usually requires repeat treatment every week or so. It blossoms in early June. Their flowers range from sweetly fragrant to unpleasantly scented and are primarily creamy white, but can vary from white to pink. ‘Roseum’ has been known in European gardens since the 16th century and was usually called ‘Sambucus rosea’ or Rose Elder, probably from a fancied resemblance of the florets to single roses. A member of the honeysuckle family, the viburnum genus (Viburnum spp.) As showy as Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' but has the bonus of fragrance. In cultivation 1901 and probably much earlier (V. o. fructu-luteo Hort. There are about up to 200 species including sub-species of the snowball tree, of which it is the most common and known. ; V. pauciflorum (Raf.) For copyright and licence information, see the Licence page. Deciduous shrub, 10-12 ft (3-3.7 m); dense mound, upright, spreading, arching branches. Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' ('Sterile') Snowball tree. Its only fault is that black fly (bean aphis) also like it. The twigs are stout, smooth, and hairless. There are currently no active references in this article. Cut stems arranged in a large crystal vase, make wonderful indoor flower arrangements. Viburnums range in height from 2 feet to 30 feet. Viburnum opulus, commonly called European cranberry bush, is a highbush cranberry that is native to Europe, Asia and N. Africa. Woodland margins. 'Roseum’ is a sterile cultivar (no fertile florets and no cranberry-like fruit) that produces 3” diameter pom-pom-like globular inflorescences (snowballs) of entirely sterile white flowers. My Evergreen Viburnum Leaves Are Dying. Fruits tend to shrivel after frost. SynonymsV. Viburnum opulus var. Powdery mildew affects many types of plants, from ornamentals to vegetables. Holes eaten in the leaves of viburnums, with the larger leaf veins remaining, giving the foliage a lace like appearance Creamy yellow larvae, with black markings and up to 8mm long, are present on plants from April to June Greyish brown adult beetles, 4.5-6mm long, feed … Hedge or screen. Whilst in beauty of flower the Guelder rose is inferior to many viburnums, it is inferior to none in this country in its fruits, or in the rich hues of its decaying foliage. For information about how you could sponsor this page, see How You Can Help, Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles. It could be confused with V. acerifolium, but differs in its red fruits and in having winter-buds with a single pair of outer scales. Two plants have received awards in Britain under this name. Affected plant tissues develop a powdery white to light gray growth of fungal mycelia. Sporadic fall color of yellow to red-purple. A site produced by the International Dendrology Society. Free fruiting. – Plants under the name V. opulus xanthocarpum were distributed by Späth’s nursery, Berlin, from 1910 onward, and were described as having golden-yellow fruits. Its leaves are 3⁄4 to 11⁄2 in. 251). The leaves, which turn to purplish red during the autumn, offer a good spring and autumn display in the garden. The leaves of the European Snowball Cranberrybush Viburnum are three-lobed and relatively thin in texture like the mother species of Viburnum opulus. Cover the leaves thoroughly, both the tops and undersides. ; V. o. pauciflorum Raf. It features lacecap-type white flowers in spring in flat-topped 3” wide cymes of tiny fertile florets surrounded by larger sterile florets, drooping clusters of cranberry-like red berries (drupes) in fall and three lobed, maple-like, dark green leaves. European snowball grows to height of more than 10 feet with a similar width. Genus Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries Details 'Roseum' is a large, bushy deciduous shrub with 3- to 5-lobed leaves turning reddish in autumn. ‘Roseum’ is synonymous with and sometimes sold in commerce as V. opulus ‘Sterile’. Shrub borders or foundations. Fungal leaf spots are caused by a different f… var. 2. The individual florets grow in clusters usually found at the ends … Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. ‘Xanthocarpum’. in diameter, the centre composed of small fertile flowers; anthers yellow. opulus) and designated Viburnum opulus var. americanum and (3) V. edule. Viburnum Opulus Roseum the common snowball shrub requires moist and moderately alkaline loamy soil to grow and bloom. R.H.S., Vol. ‘Roseum’ is sold under a large number of common names. – This is the American race of V. opulus, differing from it in minor characters such as the more glabrous undersides of the leaves, the shallower, broader channel of the petiole, and the smaller, convex or club-shaped petiolar glands. It has greyish, hairless stems. V. trilobum Marsh. The large serrated lobed leaves turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' (syn. This very ornamental viburnum was raised by Donald Egolf at the United States National Arboretum and is cultivated in the Hillier Arboretum near Romsey. No fruit. Other favorites include Japanese snowball bush, typically listed as Viburnum plicatum, and fragrant snowball bush (Viburnum carlcephalum). The common name of European snowball bush has been selected herein because ‘Roseum’ produces no cranberry-like fruit as suggested by the common name for the species (European cranberry bush). Similar Images . of Viburnum opulus, the European Cranberry Viburnum (syn. At one time the American Cranberrybush Viburnum was knows as Viburnum trilobum. Not to be confused with ‘Nanum’. It forms a dense mound of arching, spreading limbs which bear glossy dark green maple-like trifoliate lobed leaves. Leaves three- (sometimes four- or five-) lobed, maple-like, 2 to 4 in. Similar Images . 2-4" long and nearly as wide glossy dark green leaves are three-lobed with pointed tips, rounded base, serrated margins and a somewhat wrinkled surface with impressed leaf venation. The disease typically appears in the summer and reaches its peak in late summer. ex Kew Hand-list; V. o. var. V. sargentii Koehne – An ally of V. opulus in N.E. The most prevalent diseases affecting viburnums are fungal diseases of the foliage. It rarely or never flowers. Award of Merit 1962. Asia, introduced to Europe through Prof. Sargent in 1892. One was shown by Sir William Lawrence in 1932; it came from Aldenham, and was ‘Xanthocarpum’ as understood by Edwin Beckett (see his article under ‘Fructu-luteo’), in which the fruits are golden-yellow from the start. The smooth gray bark and gold branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape. #109095058 - viburnum opulus berries and leaves outdoor in autumn fall. Growing conditions. 1. It is not so useful and well-doing a shrub as V. opulus in Britain, starting earlier into growth, and being subject to injury by spring frosts. across, with a border of sterile, showy white flowers, 3⁄4 in. Snowball viburnum is a study in white when the blooms appear in mid spring. cv. opulus var. A deciduous shrub forming a thicket of erect, grey stems, 10 to 15 ft high; young wood glabrous, ribbed. A deciduous shrub forming a thicket of erect, grey stems, 10 to 15 ft high; young wood glabrous, ribbed. – A vigorous bush to about 12 ft high, with larger fruits than usual and fine autumn colour. Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' syn. americanum. Flower buds red. It is known in N. America as ‘cranberry’; the fruits are pleasanter to the taste than those of its Old World ally and are used to make jam. Cymes 2 to 3 in. ‘Fructu-luteo’. It is of wide distribution in Canada and the northern USA, as far west as British Columbia and Washington. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Viburnum opulus L. Guelder Rose. Look out for: the three-lobed leaves which have leaf stems with a channel running down the centre and a pair of round glands near the apex of the leaf. Here are a few differences. European snowball bush, also known as Viburnum opulus 'Roseum', is probably one of the most common ones. In May it produces large clusters of sterile green flowers that mature to white and then pink. wide. Flowers bloom in May. Species plants sometimes grow in wet or boggy soils in its native habitat. o. pauciflorum Raf.V. – Leaves bright yellow. It is ideal as a bird protecting hedge because it does not grow fruit during fall which might attract birds. Prefers loams with consistent moisture, but tolerates a wide range of soils. This plant has escaped gardens and naturalized in parts of the northeastern and Midwestern U.S. north into Canada. Miller called the wild form ‘Marsh Elder’ or ‘Guelder Rose with flat flowers’. Snowball tree. Leaves opposite, 5-10 cm long, as wide or wider, pointed lobes (maple-like), glossy dark green in summer, may turn reddish in fall, a few disk-like glands on grooved petiole. They make good cut flowers and no fruits are produced. In ‘Onondaga’ the young leaves are coloured deep bronze and retain a tinge of that colour when older. – In this form all the flowers are of the sterile kind, and the cyme in consequence becomes transferred into a globose head of white, closely packed blossoms, 2 to 21⁄2 in. ‘Notcutt’s Variety’. This appears to have been a rather weak-growing plant; it received an Award of Merit, however. Chron., Vol. Very popular as well is the “roseum”. Commonly called snowball bush, Viburnum opulus "Roseum" is a deciduous shrub cultivar prized for its round, white flower clusters and spreading growth habit. Some susceptibility to bacterial leaf spot, stem blight and powdery mildew. Creamy-white sterile flowers in dense rounded clusters to 6cm in width. & Gr. Viburnum Opulus ( Udvesta Chala in India ) is Antispasmodic in nature. V. sargentii. Viburnum opulus is a deciduous shrub growing to 4–5 m (13–16 ft) tall. Long-lasting, waxy, sweetly perfumed spring flowers in dense, 4- to 5 inches clusters. – Fruits translucent yellow. Drink 2 to 3 times a day. cv. In late spring flower buds burst open to form showy white balls of petals that may attain a width of up to 3” across. Snowball bush (Viburnum opulus) Commonly known as the Guelder rose, or snowball bush, this variety, as the name suggests, produces large, round clusters of white flowers.