Chinese Photinia

chinese photinia


Name: Chinese Photinia
Height: 15-20′
Width/Spread: 10-15′
Light: Sun, Partial Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous: E
Seasonal Interest: Spring
Color/Feature: Creamy white
EarthKindTM: 9
Maintenance: Prune just before new growth starts in spring.
Botanical Name

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Photinia serratifolia (Photinia serrulata)

Dark glossy green coarse textured foliage, creamy white spring flowers, and clusters of small red pomes attractive from late summer to winter are the primary assets. Flowers are considered malodorous by some people. Other varieties such as Red Tip are available.


Learn about other waterwise large shrubs and small trees for Lubbock County, compiled by Lubbock Master Gardener Association.