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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

SKIMMIA japonica 'Redruth'

(A.M. Form) - hermaphrodite, free berrying
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  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, dome-shaped shrub with larger leaves and berries than the species. Produces small white flowers, 6mm (¼in) across, from red buds, in dense panicles to 8cm (3in) long followed by red fruit.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - attractive to insects, butterflies. Requires male for berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects.
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage - slightly aromatic
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Skimmia - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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