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Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

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Photo of Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

£11.99

A tough, evergreen shrub similar to laurel but with brilliant red, young growth that looks stunning, especially in spring. White flowers in May and June. Often used as hedging as it is quick-growing, and forms a dense hedge up to 4 metres tall.

Type

  • Shrubs

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Foliage: Evergreen

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Specimen
  • Hedging

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Winter interest

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. To encourage a profusion of bright young leaves in late-spring or summer shorten the stems of established specimens by up to 15cm , to just above an outward-facing bud.

Dimensions

Size: Large

Pot size: 3 litre

Eventual height: 600cm

Eventual spread: 400cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline