Japanese Photinia (Photinia glabra)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small red berries that mature to black when ripe.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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