How to Grow Viburnum Tinus Lisa Rose - Plant Care & Tips

By NorwichGardener Team   /   2024

Viburnum tinus lisa rose is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 6 feet tall. It has dark green leaves and produces white flowers in the spring. This shrub is native to Europe and is commonly used as an ornamental plant in gardens.

How to Grow Viburnum Tinus Lisa Rose - Plant Care & Tips

Alternative name

  • laurustinus
  • laurustine
  • laurus
  • laur
  • loroco

Common Knowledge

  • Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose' is a shrub that can grow up to 4 meters tall.
  • It has dark green leaves with a leathery texture.
  • The flowers are white or pink and appear in clusters.
  • The fruit is a dark blue berry.
  • Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose' is native to the Mediterranean region.
  • It is drought tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • It is not tolerant of cold temperatures and can be damaged by frost.
  • It is a popular ornamental plant in gardens.
  • Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose' can be propagated from seed or cuttings.
  • It is susceptible to powdery mildew and leaf spot diseases.

Related plant:
Viburnum Opulus Compactum

Planting Process

  1. For viburnum tinus lisa rose, first step is to find a good location. It should be in an area with full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
  2. Prepare the planting area by removing all weeds and grasses. loosen the topsoil to a depth of about 8 inches (20 cm).
  3. Dig a hole that is twice the width and depth of the plant’s root ball.
  4. Place the plant in the hole and backfill with the removed soil.
  5. Firm the soil around the plant.
  6. Water the plant deeply.
  7. Apply a layer of mulch around the plant to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  8. Fertilize the plant once a year in the spring with a balanced fertilizer.
  9. Prune the plant as needed to keep it looking tidy and to encourage new growth.
  10. Enjoy your beautiful plant!

Related plant:
Judd Viburnum

The Soil

About soil condition, it prefers well-drained soil, but it is adaptable to other conditions. It is a tough plant that can withstand some neglect. It is best to plant it in full sun or partial shade. It is a low-maintenance plant that does not require a lot of care.

About light

Just like other Viburnum Tinus, Lisa Rose also requires full sun to partial sun. It can also tolerate some shade, especially during the heat of the day. It prefers well-drained soils, but can also grow in clay soils as long as they are not waterlogged.

Good Temperature

The temperature condition that is most ideal for the growth of the Viburnum tinus Lisa Rose is a temperature that is between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This plant does best in full sun to partial shade and needs moist, well-drained soil in order to thrive. If the temperature gets too hot or too cold, the plant will not do as well.

Ideal Humidity

Ideal humidity condition for this plant is 60-70%. The plant can tolerate a range of 50-80% humidity. If the humidity is too low, the leaves will dry out and the plant will stop growing. If the humidity is too high, the leaves will yellow and the plant will become stunted.

The Fertilizer

Discussing fertilizer, this kind of plant doesn't require much. A light feeding in spring is all that is necessary. If you want to use a fertilizer, use a low-nitrogen, high-potash product such as 5-10-10. Be sure to fertilize sparingly, as too much fertilizer can damage the plant. The roots of Viburnum tinus 'Lisa' are rather fibrous and can be easily transplanted.

About light

Pruning viburnum tinus is best done in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins. The plant can be kept to a desired size and shape by pruning it back hard, to within a few inches of the ground. It will quickly recover and produce new growth.

Plant Propagation

Propagation of viburnum tinus 'lisa rose' is best done by taking semi-ripe wood cuttings in late summer. Cuttings should be taken from new growth and should be around 5-8 inches long. Cuttings should be inserted into a well-drained soil mix and kept moist until roots have developed. Once roots have developed, the plant can be transplanted into a larger pot or into the garden.

Growth Rate

Usually, the plant growth rate is about 1 foot per year. However, under the right conditions, some plants have been known to grow up to 2 feet per year. The lisa rose is a great choice for gardeners who want a fast-growing, low-maintenance plant. This plant is perfect for creating privacy screens or filling in gaps in your landscaping.

Common Problems

Common problems for this kind of plant are black mildew and leaf spot. These can be treated with fungicides. Another problem is powdery mildew, which can be treated with horticultural oils or sulfur-based fungicides.

Basics of Growing

  • Do not forget to water your plant during the hot summer months.
  • Fertilize your plant a couple of times a year with organic compost or manure.
  • Prune your plant annually to keep it looking neat and tidy.
  • Place your plant in an area that receives full sun to partial shade.
  • When planting, make sure to dig a hole that is twice the size of the plant's root ball.
  • Amend the soil with organic matter such as compost or manure before planting.
  • Water your plant deeply and regularly during the first growing season.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture.
  • Be on the lookout for pests and diseases. Treat them promptly if found.
  • Enjoy the beautiful flowers and berries that your plant produces!

Alternative Plants

  • Viburnum odoratissimum
  • Viburnum opinelii
  • Viburnum orientale
  • Viburnum oleifolium
  • Viburnum orbiculatum
  • Viburnum oroblanco
  • Viburnum Opulus
  • Viburnum ovum
  • Viburnum oxycoccos
  • Viburnum pauciflorum

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