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Popcorn Snowball Viburnum Bush - 1 Gallon Pot
There just aren't too many flowering shrubs that rival the magnificence of a snowball viburnum in full bloom, and like its Chinese cousin, the Popcorn Japanese Viburnum won't disappoint. In mid to late spring, this beauty becomes literally smothered in showy, 2-3 inch clusters of snowball-like flower clusters that will light up the garden. Get all the details!

Popcorn Snowball Viburnum Bush - 1 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 1 GALLON POT
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1 $36.97
2 - 3 $34.38
4+ $31.79

Popcorn Viburnum
Viburnum plicatum f. pilcatum 'Popcorn'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b  Find Your Zone

Note:  For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 5a, where this Viburnum variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

There just aren't too many flowering shrubs that rival the magnificence of a snowball viburnum in full bloom, and like its Chinese cousin, the Popcorn Japanese Viburnum won't disappoint. In mid to late spring, this beauty becomes literally smothered in showy, 2-3 inch clusters of snowball-like flower clusters that will light up the garden. The flowers are excellent both fresh or dried to make beautiful bouquets. Oval-shape, toothed, strongly-veined, dark green leaves turn to an attractive burgundy-red in fall. 




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 6 to 8 feet tall and 5 to 7 feet wide at maturity, Popcorn Viburnum can be grown as a large shrub or lower branches can be removed to form a highly attractive small tree ideal for use as a colorful specimen or grouping in landscape and flowering shrub borders. Also useful to frame corners, accentuate entryways, or as espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall) in home foundation plantings. A fine addition to cut flower gardens, white theme gardens, and the Xeriscape (low water needs).




Cultural Preferences

Popcorn Viburnum is very easy to grow in most any average, most but well drained soil and full sun to part shade. It prefers a loamy soil of average fertility. As with so many other ornamental plants, it does not like constantly soggy or wet conditions. Very drought tolerant when established and we've seen no serious pest or disease problems. Deer haven't touched it in our gardens. For best flowering, at least 5 hours of direct sunlight per day is suggested. Responds very well to pruning for shaping, size control and tree forming. Prune as needed immediately after flowering.




Helpful Articles

Click on the link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant and care for Viburnums.





Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Deciduous Flowering Shrub 
Height at Maturity:  6-8'
Width at Maturity:  5-7'
Spacing:  5' for solid hedge; 10'+ for space between plants
Growth Habit / Form:  Upright, Vase Shape
Growth Rate:  Moderate, Fast
Flower Color:  Light Green fades to White
Flower Size:  8-12" clusters
Flowering Period:  Spring, Fall
Flower Type:  Single
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Sun Needs:  Full to Mostly Sun, Morning Sun With Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Afternoon Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Low when established
Soil Type:  Clay, Loam, Sandy, Silty
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist to Dry when established
Soil pH:  5.5 - 6.5 (Acid to Slightly Acid)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Disease, Drought, Heat, Insect



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