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PCMG – FAQ’s – Photinias

Are Red Tip Photinias the Same as Fraser’s Photinias?

PCMG - FAQ's - Are Red Tip Photinias the Same as Fraser’s Photinias?Yes, these are one and the same. A related species is Photinia serrulata (Chinese photinia) a coarser texture, taller plant (12 to 20 feet). It makes an excellent screen and is resistant to heat and...

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Are Red Tip Photinias Susceptible to Disease

PCMG - FAQ's - Are Red Tip Photinias Susceptible to DiseaseFraser’s Red Tip Photinias are susceptible to a deadly disease called Entomosporium Fungal Leaf Spot that has also been found on Indian Hawthorn and Loquat. This is why red tip photinias are not being promoted...

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Fertilizing Red Tip Photinia or Nellie R Stevens Holly?

PCMG - FAQ's - Fertilizing Red Tip Photinia or Nellie R Stevens Holly?When should I fertilize my Red Tip Photinia and my Nellie R Stevens holly and what do I use? Red Tip Photinia are not a recommend shrub for our area because of the endosporium fungal leaf spot due...

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Is the Chinese Photinia a Good Shrub for Parker County?

PCMG - FAQ's - Is the Chinese Photinia a Good Shrub for Parker County?The Chinese photinia Photinia semulata is an evergreen shrub with glossy green, waxy leaves that reaches about 10-15 feet in height and width and does well in sun or partial shade. It is very hardy...

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