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- Ideal as hedges or borders
- Easy care
- Fire defensible
Weight: 25 lbs
Container Size: 5 gallon
About This Plant
Up to 120 inches
Up to 72 inches
Flowering, Hedges & Privacy, Patio & Containers, Fragrant, Firescaping
Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Fast Growing, Year-Round Interest, Deer Resistant
Leaf Time of Year
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Plant Care Tips
Planting InstructionsIf soil in container is dry, water plants prior to planting. Dig a hole at least twice the diameter of the root ball and 1.5 times deeper. Mix fertilizer or compost into the soil and return a few inches of soil mixture to the planting hole. Remove the plant from the container and gently tease out the roots on the surface of the root ball. Plant with the top of the root ball at ground level. Back-fill around the root ball with the rest of the soil mixture, gently firming it in as you go, and build a short berm of soil around the plant to create a watering basin. Water the plant thoroughly to settle the soil around the roots. Keep new plants well-watered the first summer, checking for water needs daily or every other day. Covering the root ball and area around the plant with 1-3 inches of mulch will help keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Keep mulch from touching tree trunks and plant stems.
General Care DescriptionProvide well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune regularly to maintain size and shape.Pruning time: winter.
Effort of Care
Full sun promotes the fullest, densest growth. Provide Partial Sun in humid and warmer climates.
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Disease and Pests
Leaf spots caused by Cercospora.
USDA Hardiness Zone