Photinia x fraseri
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||foh-TEN-i-uh fray-ZER-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Design Ideas||This shrub is the backbone of landscapes in mild winter regions. Beauty and dense growth combine to produce the perfect tall hedge, whether grown natural or sheared. They are grown in side yards, down property lines or spaced out into a natural landscape for spring foliage contrast. Easily trained into a neat small tree, offering an evergreen lollipop for entries, front yards or even near the street.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Handsome Hedge Plant|
Thrives in enriched, well-drained soils, but very adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild, periodic dry spells. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in early spring. For a tidy, formal appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9