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EvergreenLeaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long
HedgeIdeal for hedging
Tall ShrubUpright, relatively compact shrub
Hardy - cold winterHardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
PHOTINIA x fraseri 'Red Robin'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowUltimate size in 10-20 yearsPests & DiseasesLeaf spot, powdery mildew, fireblight.Place of originGarden origin from USA. This cultivar from New Zealand
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(see photos above)Lanceolate (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
RHS group 1
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil