Plant Care Viburnum Odoratissimum

Viburnum Odoratissimum

Also known as

Sweet Arrowwood, Sweet Arrowwood and Sweet viburnum

Taxonomy

Viburnum odoratissimum
Viburnum
Adoxaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Viburnum Odoratissimum

💦 Water

How often to water your Viburnum Odoratissimum

Water needs for Viburnum Odoratissimum
0.5 cups
every 9

Viburnum Odoratissimum 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 Viburnum Odoratissimum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Sweet Arrowwood in your home

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

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

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

Viburnum Odoratissimum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Viburnum Odoratissimum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Viburnum Odoratissimum: 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 Viburnum Odoratissimum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

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

Benefits of Growing Sweet Arrowwood →

Common Sweet Arrowwood Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Viburnum Odoratissimum 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.

Sweet Arrowwood Water Frequency →

Sweet Arrowwood Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Viburnum Odoratissimum 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 🏡.

Sweet Arrowwood Light Requirements →

Sweet Arrowwood 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

Viburnum Odoratissimum 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 Sweet Arrowwood →

When and How to Successfully Repot Sweet Arrowwood →


💩 Fertilizer

Viburnum Odoratissimum 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

Viburnum Odoratissimum grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.

How and When to Prune Sweet Arrowwood →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Viburnum Odoratissimum can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 7a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Sweet Arrowwood 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 Viburnum Odoratissimum

Viburnum Odoratissimum

Viburnum Odoratissimum


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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