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Photinia pyrifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam, sand

Height: 6'-12'

Bloom Time: May

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts birds, berries, colonizing, fall interest, showy fruit

Photinia pyrifolia (red chokeberry)
  • Photinia pyrifolia (red chokeberry)
  • Photinia pyrifolia (red chokeberry)
  • Photinia pyrifolia (red chokeberry)
  • Photinia pyrifolia (red chokeberry)

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Description

Photinia pyrifolia

Also known as:

red chokeberry

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Scientific Synonyms:

Aronia arbutifolia, Pyrus arbutifolia, Sorbus arbutifolia

Description

A plant with year round interest. Foliage may change to brilliant hues of orange or red in fall. Conspicuous red berries will persist well into winter. Exfoliating reddish-brown bark, provides additional winter interest.

Cultivation

Intolerant of dry conditions and shade.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae Rose family
Genus Photinia chokeberry
Species Photinia pyrifolia red chokeberry