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Orixa japonica 'Pearl Frost'

Pearl Frost Orixa

Orixa

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An upright, spreading shrub with glossy, highly aromatic green foliage that is edged and streaked with white; pale yellow tones emerge in fall; a showy luminous plant for shady gardens and borders; quite scorch resistant in full sun

Description

An upright, spreading shrub with glossy, highly aromatic green foliage that is edged and streaked with white; pale yellow tones emerge in fall; a showy luminous plant for shady gardens and borders; quite scorch resistant in full sun

Landscape Attributes

Pearl Frost Orixa is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Pearl Frost Orixa is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Pearl Frost Orixa will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

10 feet

10 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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