SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA
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.
Additional Common Names
VILLOSE PHOTINA, ORIENTAL PHOTINA
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.
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Photinia villosa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/photinia-villosa >