Also known as
Cotton Tree, Coven Tree, Lithy Tree, Mealy Tree, The Cottoner, Twistwood, Wayfaring Viburnum, Meal tree
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20 years to reach maturity
Wayfaring Tree Overview
This is a deciduous species, It forms a tall branching shrub about 4.5m high. The oval leaves have hairy undersides and will turn red in the autumn. In early summer small, creamy white flowers are profusely borne in flat clusters. The oblong red fruits will ripen to black.
How to propagate Wayfaring Tree
You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed in autumn.
Special features of Wayfaring Tree
Other uses of Wayfaring Tree
Banks, hedging, specimen
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