Photinia serratifolia 'Green Giant' available summer

Green Giant Chinese Photinia

Green Giant Photinia is an impressive broadleaf evergreen tree selected by Michael A. Dirr from the UGA campus in Athens, Georgia. Robust oval outline is packed full of clean handsome foliage which thrives in very hot places. Large evergreen privacy screen used in groupings or as a multi-stem evergreen tree specimen. Green Giant Photinia is reputed to have surprising shade tolerance.

Category: Small flowering and screening tree; broadleaf evergreen
Hardiness: 6 to 9
Foliage: Lustrous dark evergreen, emerging leaves light apple green
Flower: Prolific white clusters
Fruit: Red
Bark: Black-brown often exfoliating in large scales
Winter Interest: Robust evergreen
Texture: Coarse
Shape: Oval-rounded form that is more upright than most; extremely dense
Mature Size: 30' tall by 25' wide
Growth Rate: Medium fast
Adaptability: Photinia serratifolia 'Green Giant' transplants easily; pH adaptable, prefers well-drained soil; does not tolerate extremely wet soils.
Native Habitat: China, Japan