Forum home Plants

Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price'

madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,467

I have had Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price' in a pot for several years and always thought it grew to 1m high.

Just put it in the ground but have now read it can grow to 1.5m to 3m tall.

Now I am worried I have planted it in the wrong place (towards the front of a border.

Can I keep it trimmed to 1m or will I have to dig I up and relocate it!

Last edited: 21 February 2017 17:47:26

“Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings


  • catnipcatnip Posts: 73

    "Eve Price" has grown to 2mx2m in my garden in West Yorkshire, on top of a moor. It flourishes, despite being in an exposed position. I use it as part of an informal mixed hedge and trim it in early spring.

    I think, if you prune in early spring you can restrict its size but it may look gnarled if you trim too much (though it will recover: it's a tough old shrub). It will have to grow to produce those fragrant flowers and dark blue berries and I know, when I've been a bit keen, it hasn't flowered as happily.

    Find somewhere where it can spread and do its thing!

  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,467

    Yes I think I am going to have to move it.I honestly don't have the space for it 'to do it's own thing',wish I did!

    I have a place to put it where it could be trimmed to about 4ft max,otherwise it may have to go back in the pot!!

    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
Sign In or Register to comment.