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Re: Snow!/ Viburnum

Gene, I'm no authority on Vibe's - just passed on something I found.
Viburnum is such a lovely and diverse genus with peculiarities to
species, that I have often read of gardeners having difficulties
matching them up and getting the berries they want. I now have only one
Viburnum (Burkwood) as the other types I had got too big for my design,
but we have a great number of varieties at the display gardens.


-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Hello Ceres, 
> I am not the "expert" here. Kitty was the one passing detailed 
> information along to me that she located for us. Having said that... 
> location of the viburnum and age and health determines the blooms... it is 
> the berries we are talking about. For those you need pollination. Cross 
> pollination works best with viburnum. First of all you need shrubs who have 
> a bloom period that are either the same or have overlap in timing. Then it 
> is best you have a differing cultivar or species for pollination. My Rusty 
> Black Haw has not even bloomed for me as yet... 3 years in the landscape 
> now..... My carlesii did pretty well without any other viburnum around. It 
> died on me after 15 years this past season. 
> Kitty.. am I close here??? 
> Gene E. Bush 
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc 
> www.munchkinnursery.com 
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com 
> Zone 6/5 Southern Indiana 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: 
> > In a message dated 1/24/05 12:45:26 PM, genebush@otherside.com writes: 
> > 
> > << the way I understand pollination on viburnum all of them will do 
> > better 
> > 
> > with a different species or cultivar near by that blooms the same time 
> > 
> > frame. >> 
> > 
> > Gene, I have (2) carlesii, Rusty Black Haw and Summer Snowflake so I do 
> > not 
> > get berries but I deadhead except on the RBH. You are saying I need (3) 
> > other 
> > V for pollination for increase blooms? What would be a cross pollinator 
> > for 
> > SS? This blooms all summer. I love it! 
> > Ceres 
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