Photinia fraserii 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry)

Photinia Red Robin 200 mm
Photinia Red Robin 300 mm
Photinia Red Robin 300 mm
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Photinia fraserii 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry)

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Photinia fraserii 'Red Robin' plants are very popular hedging plants known for their vibrant red colours which comes from the new growth. The older leaves turn dark green. They are highly resilliant plants that are easy to care for and grow very fast. Plant them 60-100 cm apart to grow a thick hedge or privacy screen. Regular pruning will keep your hedge looking neat as well as make the plant grow thicker and bushier. Photinias are also a good choice for a big topiary ball or bush. This plant will add a pop of colour to your garden. Hedging plants are the perfect way to cover your boundary fence and live in a beautiful garden rather than a concrete jungle. 

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

Watering frequency: Once weekly until plant is established and during dry periods. Once well established, watering once every two weeks is suitable (when weather is not hot and dry). Water at the base of the plant avoiding the leaves getting wet.

Soil: Well draining

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Fertilise annually with a slow release fertiliser, keep the soil moist during dry periods and mulch well.

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: High

Wind tolerance: High

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble free

Mature height: 3 m

Mature width: 1.5 m

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Red new growth with older leaves turning dark green.

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: White

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Spring, Summer

Fruit: Yes

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