Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.
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Plant in moist, but-well drained soil; water when dry
Tolerates pruning well; used frequently as a hedge; prune in early spring before new growth
All parts of plant are highly poisonous
Susceptible to shot-hole disease
Plant in full sun to shade; very shade tolerant
Height: 3-5 feet; Width: 4-6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 6-8(9):
Zone 6: Plant in fall or early spring; mulch heavily after first hard frost; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; mulch in fall; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; mulch in fall; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; mulch in fall; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer; growth may not be as vigorous in this zone.
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