Philadelphus occidentalis A. Nelson

Scientific Name: Philadelphus occidentalis A. Nelson

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Rosidae / Rosales / Hydrangeaceae / Philadelphus L./ Philadelphus occidentalis A. Nelson

<i>Philadelphus occidentalis</i> A. Nelson
General Information
Usda SymbolPHOC2
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsShrub
Native LocationsPHOC2

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Philadelphus occidentalis A. Nelson.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F)-23
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceHigh
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days, Minimum115
Hedge ToleranceHigh
Moisture UseLow
pH, Maximum8.5
pH, Minimum7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim700
Planting Density per Acre, Minim10
Precipitation, Maximum12
Precipitation, Minimum8
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)6
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant


Resprout AbilityYes
Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorWhite
Flower ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousYes
Nitrogen FixationNone
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)15.0
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (fee10
Growth RateModerate
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Fruit/Seed ColorBlack


Vegetative Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorMedium
Seed Spread RateSlow
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Seed per Pound5000
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed AbundanceMedium
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Bloom PeriodSpring
Propagated by CuttingsYes


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Protein PotentialLow
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanNo
Palatable Graze AnimalMedium
Palatable Browse AnimalMedium
Nursery Stock ProductYes
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo

<i>Philadelphus occidentalis</i> A. Nelson

<i>Philadelphus occidentalis</i> A. Nelson

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