The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

By Guest
Who is guest?

Lancashire, United Kingdom Gb

my 2 year old viburnum opulus appears to be growing well but has not yet flowered why? it is planted in a large tub in sun/shade hope somebody has the answer

On plant Viburnum opulus



Almost certainly too young. They can and often do flower as quite small plants, but not invariably so. Right now the most important consideration is that the plant is healthy and growing well, although it will eventually outgrow even the largest container.

4 Jul, 2010


Have you pruned it at all, and if so when? The tub its growing in should be 12 - 18 inches deep by 16 inches wide as a minimum. Are you feeding it and if so, what with and how often?

4 Jul, 2010


Mine flowered this year, in its second year after planting, but only produced a few flowers. I'd be patient and hopefully next year it should flower.

4 Jul, 2010

How do I say thanks?

Answer question

Related photos

  • Guelder rose  (Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose))
  • Viburnum Opulus 'Roseum'(snowball tree) (Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose))
  • Viburnum Opulus. (Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose) opulus)
  • Viburnum Opulus and Ceanothus on the hillside (Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose))

Related products


Previous question

« what to do with dying lilac tree


Not found an answer?