Red Tip Photina - Knowledgebase Question

Costa Mesa, CA
Question by JBUGGELN
October 5, 1999
How Fast does the Red tip Photinia Grow? And can I prune it to 3 feet wide and still have it grow 10 feet High.

Looking for something that is narrow and tall for a hedge

Answer from NGA
October 5, 1999


New Photinia leaves are red when they first develop so keeping your hedge pruned each spring will provide lots of new red foliage. Photinia's have a moderate to fast growth rate, and you can expect 6"-8" of new shoot growth each year.

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