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Sugar n' Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum

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  • Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 6 - 8 Feet
  • Mature Spread 6 - 8 Feet
  • Growing Zones 4 - 8

Viburnum is an all around great shrub for just about any garden. Sugar-n-Spice® Korean Spice Viburnum is a deciduous variety that has it all. Lovely foliage that changes color from summer to fall, intensely scented flowers that attract any pollinator that is in your area and a great compact growth habit that needs minimal upkeep.

Korean Spice Viburnum also sets berries for the fall and winter that birds are very attracted to. The lovely, waxy flowers can be used for flower arranging alongside the foliage that acts as a filler for the vase. The compact size of Sugar-n-Spice Viburnum makes it easier to incorporate into an existing garden as a specimen or plant as part of an informal hedge along a driveway or fenceline.

Sugar-n-Spice® Korean Spice Viburnum Care

Viburnum can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions. Full sun to part shade is fine. Average to rich soil is definitely a plus. Acidic to alkaline soil is no problem. Consistent watering early is the key to making Sugar-n-Spice® Korean Spice Viburnum more drought tolerant as it establishes in the garden. Soaker hoses or drip irrigation are the most efficient ways to ensure proper watering. 

Pruning should only be done after flowering to ensure blooms the following season. Sugar-n-Spice® will need much less pruning to keep its naturally compact shape. A slow release, well balanced fertilizer applied early in the spring will support healthy foliage growth and profuse blooming. Mulching with an organic compost or leaves in the fall will insulate the shrub over the winter while enriching and boosting the water holding capacity of the soil.

Sugar-n-Spice® Korean Spice Viburnum Spacing

The mature height and width of Sugar-n-Spice® is 6-8 feet. Mass planting of this Viburnum is very effective in a large garden. Sugar-n-Spice® can be used in a smaller garden as a specimen plant or even as a container growing shrub on a deck or patio. Space the shrubs at 6 feet on center when planting in the ground. A pot must be at least 24 inches in diameter, with excellent drainage, if growing in a container.

Sugar n' Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
Plant Type:
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 6 - 8 Feet
Mature Spread: 6 - 8 Feet
Spacing: 6 - 8 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Pink, White
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Dark Gren
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Hedges & Privacy, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Brand: Plants That Work
Common Name: Sugar n' Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name: VIBURNUM CARLESII `SUGAR `N SPICE`

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location


Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.