Photinia 'Red Robin' - ShrubPhotinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'
The foundation of every garden.
Fraser's Photinia is a very unique and shiny evergreen hedge! The tiny white flowers appear in attractive bunches. The young leaves of Photinia fraseri 'Red Robin' are mostly red at first, turning a shiny, leathery green as they mature. Plant 3 per metre for a lovely hedge.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show morePlant your Fraser's Photinia in a hole 60-80 cm deep. Prepare the soil with compost and manure. If the soil is heavy clay, mix in a little sharp sand. Before planting, soak the plants in water for one hour. Divide the plants in the trench, planting at 60 to 80 cm intervals. You can also plant a double row of hedges for an extra wide hedge. The top of the root ball should be just below ground level in the garden (please note that some land will collapse). Fill with soil, press firmly and apply lots of water so that it almost turns into a swamp. Water after planting and regularly at the start of each spring. we recommend to prune the top of it immediately after planting.'Red Robin is a strong evergreen that requires little care. Make sure that the soil does not dry out during dry periods. A mulch of compost and granulated cow manure will be appreciated during the winter.
Show moreFraser's Photinia is a robust evergreen shrub that requires minimal maintenance. Water the soil during dry periods and provide it with compost and granulated cow manure during the winter. Pruning is not absolutely necessary if this plant is a freestanding bush, but you can prune it to maintain a good shape after it flowers in June.
Fraser's Photinia can be prunedFraser's Photinia can first be pruned halfway through June. It grows new shoots after mid-June, and can grow well after being pruned. It is best to prune the hedge so that it is slightly wider at the bottom and gets trim towards the top. Do you prefer a straight cut? Tie a rope across the top of the hedge. If you don't want to damage its large, shiny leaves, trim it instead of cutting it. Its longer shoots can be shortened more during the winter.
Show moreFraser's Photinia is a fantastic, shiny solitary plant, although it is often used as a hedge. Creamy-white flowers will appear in summer at the tip of the branches if you do not trim the new growth.