Northern Pearls pearlbush (Exochorda serratifolia 'Northern Pearls')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Northern Pearls pearlbush
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Northern Pearls pearlbush (Exochorda serratifolia 'Northern Pearls')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
8 to 10 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, vase-shaped, large shrub; 8-10’ tall and wide; showy, white, erect flower buds resemble a string of pearls; buds open to pure white flowers in May; yellow fall color; full sun; adaptable to most soils; prefers a slightly acid to neutral pH; can get chlorotic (yellow) at high pH; prefers moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to drought and road salt; susceptible to fireblight; do not shear; native to Korea; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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