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Week 9 – March 01, 2024

Plant Information

Photinia Fireball Red®

  • Fireball Red® Photinia - Bloom
  • Fireball Red® Photinia - Garden
  • Fireball Red® Photinia - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Photinia hybrid

Common Name: Red Tip

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 5°F (-15.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 36 - 72" (91 - 183cm)

Height: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: 

Attractive bright red, new growth eventually matures to a glossy green. Heat-resistant cultivar maintains neat, compact habit, and makes an excellent choice for foundation plantings. No need to prune.

Grower Information:

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Tight internodes and small leaves make an unbelievably tight and compact habit – nice design element

Bright red juvenile foliage – yearround color

Holds off many diseases

Photinia's new foliage crackles with reddish brown color at the tip. So durable and heat tolerant, it has a large fan base in the Southern United States. Often used as screens or hedges


Protection Information: PP17,476