Viburnum Shrubs
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Replacing Viburnum Tinus

Zone Hull | BEWATSON added on February 16, 2017 | Answered

I would like info on replacing Viburnum tinus damaged by beetles. Is it ok to remove the affected plant and replace it with a Photinia Red Robin?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 18, 2017

These links will help you determine if Photinia is a good planting choice for you.

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/shrubs/hgic1081.html

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/photinia/growing-red-tip-photinia.htm

I would also encourage you to visit local garden centers and greenhouses for local availability.
You may want to check with your County Extension Office for a list of suitable shrubs that are good for your region.

Here is a link to help you locate your nearest office.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

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