Red Tip Photinias

Can red tip photinia be planted in august?

Zone 9 | janjaeckle added on July 26, 2015 | Answered

Need to establish visual hedge quickly, don’t want to wait until spring. Can Red Tip Photinia be planted in Texas in August?

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Answered on July 27, 2015

You can plant them now but you will need to be very diligent on watering and care.
Watering once a day for at least the first 2 weeks. You may need to even provide a screening for the plants if the temperatures are very warm.

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