Others: Photinia Red Tip Latin Name: photinia x fraseri
The Basics This medium sized evergreen shrub has bright red with bronze foliage in spring transforming to dark green foliage in fall. Its dense, compact growth habit reaches 8-12 feet tall (8-10 feet wide). Best performs as a hedge, mass planting, screen, and accent plant in the landscape or in a container.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-11 The Care This adaptable evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shearing is recommended to maintain desired shape.