tree, shrub

Photinia serratifolia | Chinese Photinia

(Photinia serrulata)

A versatile tree or perhaps more commonly grown as a large, spreading shrub. Prune to maintain desired size and form. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. New growth is light green to coppery bronze, then turns dark to medium green. Showy red berries follow spring flowers and adorn the plant for a long time. Susceptible to mildew along the coast. Canopy coverage (tree form): 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -5F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 30 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green, dark green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds