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Photinia serrulata 'Nova'

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 10 - 15 feet.

Width: 7 - 8 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, Red, 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 'Nova' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
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