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PHOTINIA x fraseri 'Red Robin'

Bright scarlet-bronze new growth
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • White
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright, relatively compact shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PHOTINIA x fraseri 'Red Robin'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Extra Large £90.00  
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
plant size comparison icon 15 Litre
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimen £135.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ultimate size in 10-20 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf spot, powdery mildew, fireblight.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin from USA. This cultivar from New Zealand
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large shrub border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable 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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Useful extras...

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
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