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Monday - April 30, 2012

From: Midlothian, VA
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Non-Natives, Shrubs
Title: Replacement of non-native red tip photinias in Midlothian VA
Answered by: Barbara Medford


I need to replace our long lived red tips. They are now diseased. I would like a fast growing bush that I can trim and make a hedge with. Any suggestions


Happily (for us at least), there is a previous Mr. Smarty Plants answer on this subject that is also from Virginia.


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