Photinia serratifolia ‘Pink Crispy’
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Variety or Cultivar
‘Pink Crispy’ _ ‘Pink Crispy’ is an upright, bushy, borderline hardy, evergreen shrub with oblong to lance-shaped, toothed, glossy, mottled, dark green leaves, bright reddish-pink when young. Flattened panicles of small white flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by spherical red fruit.
White in Spring; White in Summer
Reddish pink in Spring; Mottled, Light green, Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Fireblight , Leaf spot
Pruning group 1
Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn.
Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Photinia serratifolia ‘Pink Crispy’ (Chinese photinia ‘Pink Crispy’) will reach a height of 1.75m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.
Beds and borders, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises
Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade. Prefers acid to neutral soil but will tolerate alkaline conditions. Protect from cold, drying winds. Will tolerate hard pruning.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West