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Viburnum burejaeticum Manchurian Viburnum

Viburnum burejaeticum

Manchurian Viburnum

A rare chinese species named after the Bureia mountains in China.  Grows to 15' with lantana-like leaves, only finer textured.  Leaves are shinier and more narrow than V. lantana.  Young shoots are covered with a dense down which they loose the following year, revealing an almost white bark.  Fertile white flowers in May producing fruit that progress from red to blue-black.  Red-yellow fall color.

USDA Hardiness Zone:



One of the parents of V. x 'Emerald Triumph'.  Quite adaptable as it will grow in drier, calcareous soils.


10 Feet


6 Feet

Viburnum burejaeticum Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Upright, rounded

Soil Requirements

  • Tolerant of calcareous soils
  • Adaptable to a range of pH
  • Drought tolerant
  • Moist, well drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Rusty red

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Red to blue-black
  • Persistant

Native to

  • Korea
  • Eastern USSR
  • Northern China