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A picture of a Chinese hawthorn

Chinese hawthorn

Photinia serratifolia

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Chinese hawthorn Overview

This is an evergreen shrub or small tree it will grow 6m with a bushy crown, The glossy oval leaves are large, serrated and bronze tinted in the spring. The small, white spring flowers are followed by small, red berries.

Common problems with Chinese hawthorn

How to propagate Chinese hawthorn

Cuttings

You can propagate from semi-ripe cuttings in summer, deciduous species can also be propagated by seed in autumn.

Seed

Special features of Chinese hawthorn

Hedge plant

Other uses of Chinese hawthorn

Hedging