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Small-Leaf Arrowwood (Viburnum obovatum)

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Viburnum Obovatum, or more commonly know as Small-Leaf Arrowwood, is a tree shrub with dark green foliage and orange flowers of the genus Viburnum. It has a height of 12 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during early spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Viburnum Obovatum or Small-Leaf Arrowwood's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Viburnum
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Order: Dipsacales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW+)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring
  • Allelopath: No
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Orange
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Porous
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Bunch
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 30
  • Height Mature (feet): 12
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: No
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Medium
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Fire Tolerance: None
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 286
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • pH (Minimum): 5
  • pH (Maximum): 7.5
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 640
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 33
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 90
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 30
  • Bloom Period: Early Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: No
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Small Grain: No




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