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Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' HedgePhotinia x fraseri

Photinia Red Robin
Photinia x Fraseri Red Robin LeavesPhotinia x Fraseri Red Robin Full HedgePhotinia x Fraseri Red Robin Top Of HedgePhotinia x Fraseri Red Robin Hedge Close Up

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' HedgePhotinia x fraseri

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The Photinia Red robin hedge plant (Photinia x fraseri) is a marvellous alternative choice for an evergreen hedge because of its brilliant red glossy young leaves, which give a spectacular display in spring and summer before maturing to dark green.More InformationMore Information
  • Fast Growth Rate
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 4m
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay or chalk soils, full sun to semi shade and inland or exposed sites
  • Growth Rate: Average growth, expect 20-40cm per year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1-4m

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Bare Root

Bare Root

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Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

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Instant Hedging

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Planting Density
Photinia 'Red Robin' 20/40cm 2L pot
3 to 5per metre
Photinia 'Red Robin' 50/70cm 3L pot
3 to 4per metre
Photinia 'Red Robin' 90/120cm 10L pot
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
2 to 2.5per metre
Photinia 'Red Robin' 150/175cm 15L pot
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
1.5 to 2per metre
Photinia 'Red Robin' 40L 90/120cm 1 Metre trough
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
1per metre
Photinia 'Red Robin' 20/40cm 2L pot x 60
3 to 5per metre

Product Details
Product Details

Photinia Red Robin Hedge Plants Description

Photinia Red robin is not a particularly dense shrub, so it has some movement in the breeze, attractive for many sites but not recommended where a security hedge is required. It develops clusters of small white flowers in mid and late Spring, sometimes followed by red fruit, but it is the Spring foliage that sets this hedging shrub apart.

Its growth rate is average, growing approx 30cm each year. Photinia should be trimmed to a formal hedge shape in Spring and Summer or can be left informal, just being trimmed down in height and width when needed. For low growing shurbs, see our fantastic collection of low growing hedge plants.

It prefers a sunny site but will tolerate partial shade and although frost hardy young plants should be protected in Winter. It will do well in any well drained soil.

The Photinia shrub can be prone to leaf drop. If this happens, prune it back but dont cut into leafless wood and apply a slow release fertiliser in spring and water if necessary and you will be rewarded with vigorous bright new growth.

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Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Photinia should be trimmed to a formal hedge shape in late Winter and early Spring or can be left informal, just being trimmed down in height and width when needed.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box12 delivery charge (orders up to 60 incl VAT) Orders of 60 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page

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