An outstanding compact, broadleaf shrub valued as an evergreen hedge or screen. Exceptionally handsome, shiny, deep green foliage has a tidy, clean appearance. Adapts well to occasional pruning to control size and form. Showy clusters of white flowers appear in spring.
Average Size at Maturity Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom Time Spring
Design Ideas This large broadleaf foliage shrub is the ideal background plant with a dozen uses. It's primary value is as a hedge reaching tall enough to provide a solid privacy barrier. Density of foliage makes this also suited for windbreaks. A problem solving sound attenuation and as a visual screen for front yards that reclaim public space and block out traffic noise. One of the best shrubs for screening off neighboring houses and unsightly land uses. Adaptability to shearing makes this an outstanding formal foliage plant pruned into cone or columnar shapes as well as the standard rectangular forms of hedges.
Deciduous/ Evergreen Evergreen
Flower Attribute Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Garden Style Contemporary
Growth Habit Erect
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Barrier, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light Needs Full sun, Partial sun
Soil Needs Tree & Shrub Food
Special Feature Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water Needs Moderate
Watering Needs Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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