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Viburnum erosum Beech Viburnum

Photo Courtesy of Michael Dirr

Viburnum erosum

Beech Viburnum

Considered to be similar to V. dilatatum but not as hardy.  Typically an upright shrub to 5-7' tall and 3-5' wide.  White flowers in 2-3" cymes followed by ¼" long red fruits.  Fall color is a dull orange-red.  Native to Japan, Korea, and China.

USDA Hardiness Zone:



5-7 Feet


3-5 Feet

Viburnum erosum Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Upright

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Moist, well drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Orange-red

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Red

Native to

  • China
  • Korea
  • Japan