Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Photinia serratifolia.
Basal cuttings in a frame. Harvest the shoots with plenty of underground stem when they are about 8 - 10cm above the ground. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 7 - 10cm with a heel, July/August in a frame. They take about 2 months to root and should be overwintered in a greenhouse, planting out in late spring. Fair to good percentage. Cuttings of almost ripe side shoots, 7 - 12cm with a heel, October/November in a cold frame. Lift the following autumn and plant in their permanent positions.Layering in autumn. Partially sever the layer about 12 months later and lift in the following spring. High percentage.
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Plants are hardy to between -7 and -12°c. Hardy at Kew Gardens in all but exceptionally cold winters, this species is at its best in the milder areas of the country where specimens up to 15 metres tall exist. There are some named forms, selected for their ornamental value. The flowers have a delicate scent. Plants are susceptible to fireblight.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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