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Viburnum awabuki

Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'

For identification purposes, 'Chindo' is similar in all respects to the species with the exception of reportedly being more fruitful although still not considered prolific. It is still advised that it still be planted with another seedling or clone. A selection introduced from Korea to North America by J.C. Raulston.  Mr. Raulston mentioned observing large penduluous masses (6-10" in diameter) of bright red fruit. 

USDA Hardiness Zone:



15-20 Feet


10-15 Feet

Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate to Fast


  • Upright, rounded

Soil Requirements

  • Moist, well drained
  • Acid
  • Drought tolerant

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Shade tolerant

Fall Color

  • None

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid June

Fragrant Flowers

  • Yes


  • Sparse
  • Red

Native to

  • Korea

Winter foliage

  • Evergreen