Plant Care Arrowwood Viburnum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Also known as

arrow-wood viburnum, arrowwood, southern arrow-wood and southern arrowwood

Taxonomy

Viburnum dentatum
Viburnum
Adoxaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Arrowwood Viburnum

💦 Water

How often to water your Arrowwood Viburnum

Water needs for Arrowwood Viburnum
0.5 cups
every 9

Arrowwood Viburnum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Arrowwood Viburnum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Arrowwood Viburnum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arrowwood Viburnum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Arrowwood Viburnum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Arrowwood Viburnum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Arrowwood Viburnum in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Arrowwood Viburnum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Arrowwood Viburnum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Arrowwood Viburnum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Arrowwood Viburnum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Arrowwood Viburnum →

Common Arrowwood Viburnum Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Arrowwood Viburnum prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Arrowwood Viburnum Water Frequency →

Arrowwood Viburnum Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Arrowwood Viburnum requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Arrowwood Viburnum Light Requirements →

Arrowwood Viburnum Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Arrowwood Viburnum does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Arrowwood Viburnum →

When and How to Successfully Repot Arrowwood Viburnum →


💩 Fertilizer

Arrowwood Viburnum grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Arrowwood Viburnum will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Arrowwood Viburnum →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Arrowwood Viburnum can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 2a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Arrowwood Viburnum Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Arrowwood Viburnum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Arrowwood Viburnum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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