Photinia serrulata

Chinese Photinia

These evergreen or deciduous shrubs and small trees have bright reddish or bronzy young leaves which turn rich green. Clusters of white flowers often develop into ornamental red berries. These multi-branched and densely leafed plants are useful as informal hedges, backgrounds, screens and as a large point of interest. Can be trained as a tree or espalier plant. Attracts birds. Some types need little water once established. Start by seed or cuttings. Prune to control growth. Watch for aphids and mildew.
Photinia serrulata, Chinese Photinia
This large multiple-stemmed shrub spreads to make a rounded, coarse-textured hedge or small tree. Leathery mature leaves are deep green. Needs good air circulation.

Attributes - Photinia serrulata

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 ft. to 35 ft.

Width: 30 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Scales, Spider Mites.

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Photinia x fraseri
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