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Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10° F (-12° C)
Heat Tolerance: Resist to full sun in Phoenix
Sun Exposure: Sun to shade, light shade is best in Arizona
Origin: China, Japan
Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, growing slowly to 4 to 8 feet tall (1.2-2.4 m), 2 to 4 feet wide (0.6-1.2 m); alternate, bipinnate compound leaves, turning orange or red in the fall, elliptic to lanceolate leaflets
Watering Needs: Does better with regular water, tolerates some drought, prefer a slightly alkaline soil
Propagation: Seeds, cuttings in summer, or layering. Seeds might take a very long time to germinate.