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ORIENTAL PHOTINA
Photinia villosa

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Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Brightly colored new growth.  Some of the pictures are of Photinia villosa f. maximowicziana, the Korean Photinia.

Native to Japan, China, and Korea.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

VILLOSE PHOTINA, ORIENTAL PHOTINA

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 10 - 12 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Obovate, Dark Green, Red, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Prolific, Red Berry, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Light Gray.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun.

Moist Soil.

Clay or Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Powdery Mildew and Sooty Mold.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Photinia villosa Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/photinia-villosa >

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