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Photinia, Chinese

Evergreen – Sun / Part Shade
Photinia serrulata  
foe-TEN-ee-ah sir-roo-LA-ta                                                             

HABIT:  Massive, spreading evergreen shrub. Can be trimmed into small tree.  Clusters of white flowers in spring and red berries in winter.

CULTURE: Any soil, low water and food requirements.

USES:   Background, screen, small garden tree.

PROBLEMS: Poisonous, powdery mildew, aphids, borers, leaf spot, and fireblight.

NOTES:  Native to China and Asia. Larger growing than Fraser’s photinia.

Chinese photinia is far superior to the red tip Fraser photinia.

Fall Fruit as Pretty as the Spring Flowers

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