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Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum' (Yellow-fruited guelder rose)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Berries can cause stomach upsets.
Toxic - Berries can cause stomach upsets.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum'

Other names: Yellow-fruited guelder rose

Genus: Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Xanthocarpum' _ 'Xanthocarpum' is a large, deciduous shrub with palmate leaves that yellow in autumn. Flat clusters of white flowers in spring and summer are followed by shiny, orange-yellow berries in autumn.


Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Flushed pink, Flushed yellow in Autumn

Habit: Bushy

Toxicity: Berries can cause stomach upsets.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Viburnum beetle , Aphids Viburnum beetle , Aphids

Specific diseases: Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning: Can take hard pruning.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum' (Yellow-fruited guelder rose) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun or shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum'

Other names: Yellow-fruited guelder rose

Genus: Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Xanthocarpum' _ 'Xanthocarpum' is a large, deciduous shrub with palmate leaves that yellow in autumn. Flat clusters of white flowers in spring and summer are followed by shiny, orange-yellow berries in autumn.


Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Flushed pink, Flushed yellow in Autumn

Habit: Bushy

Toxicity: Berries can cause stomach upsets.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Viburnum beetle , Aphids

Specific diseases: Leaf spot

General care

Pruning: Can take hard pruning.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Viburnum opulus 'Xanthocarpum' (Yellow-fruited guelder rose) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun or shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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