Photinia Red Robin P9
Botanical name: Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'
Other names: Christmas berry 'Red Robin'
Variety Description: Photinia Red Robin is an evergreen shrub with red leaves that turn green as they mature. Panicles of creamy-white flowers are produced in spring.
Spread: 10m Max
Height: 35m Max (10-20 years to achieve maximum height)
Uses: Perfect for a low maintenance hedge
Plant in the spring or autumn in any moist well drained soil.
For hedging plant 2-3 x 2/3L plants per metre.
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam.
Will tolerate most soils
Ideal Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Hardiness: -10 degrees Celsius
Pruning: Apart from the winter months regular pruning is required to maintain height and shape.
Pruning should be restricted to new shoots as old wood will not re-sprout.