SelecTree: Tree Detail
ACULEATA CHINESE PHOTINIA
Photinia serrulata var. aculeata
Utility friendly tree.
Branches don't droop, and resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard.
Has fragrant Flower.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 10 - 15 feet.
Width: 6 - 10 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Red Berry, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 4 - 16 and 18 - 22.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Mites, Scales and Caterpillars, Fire Blight, Leaf Spot and Mildew.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container, Screen or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Photinia serrulata var. aculeata Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
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