Once established, needs only occasional watering.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||pis-TAY-shi-a chi-NEN-sis|
|Lore||This species is often used as a rootstock onto which P. vera is grafted. They are dioecious with males preferred as female plants produce litter of hard seeds.|
|Is Direct To Consumer||No|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 30 to 35 ft. tall, 25 to 35 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||No other tree produces such a vibrant, broad range of fall color in warmer winter climates. It may be used dozens of ways as a shade tree, street tree, accent or front-yard specimen. Ideal for flanking driveways or use a pair to meet overhead at street side. Give this colorful drought-resistant tree a solid evergreen background to provide high-intensity contrast for seasonal changes.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||This great tree grows well with all the warmer climate evergreens, such as Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua), Camphor Tree (Cinnamomum camphora), Willow-leaved Peppermint (Eucalyptus nicholii) and California Pepper Tree (Schinus molle). A natural with big bright-flowering shrubs like Turner's Tickled PinkTM Oleander (Nerium oleander 'Turner's Tickled Pink') and Noell Grevillea (Grevillea x 'Noell').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9