This attractive upright evergreen’s foliage turns bright red during fall as well as displaying bright red berries. In spring, creamy white flowers bloom profusely. Through-out the rest of the year domestica has yellow-green leaves reaching 6-8 feet tall(3-4 feet wide). Its versatility and durability make it ideal as a specimen plant, border, hedge, screen, and group planting.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in
extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Once mature, shearing is recommended annually to maintain desired shape.