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Photinia x Fraseri Red Robin Robusta Compacta Hedging 80-100cm 9.5ltrID5238
Photinia Fraseri Red Robin Robusta Compacta is a new variety of Red Robin, it is in between the traditional Red Robin and the Little Red Robin. It has smaller leaves than the Red Robin but is a much more compact variety than the Little Red Robin, which if left uncut tends to get a bit loose in nature. It is an evergreen shrub, in the Spring the new leaves emerge as a bright red and then gradually fade through the season to green. If the shrub is regularly trimmed it will gve you a very nice, dense, interesting hedge.
Plant Type: Hedging
Plant Height & Spread: 300cm x 200cm
Foliage Colour: Dark Green, Red
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Seasons of Interest: All Seasons
Soil Condition: Well-Drained, Free draining
Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Plant Care & Advice
Evergreen hedges need less water than deciduous or flowering hedges. In late fall, remove dead wood and weeds and, if necessary, restore the mulch layer around your hedge. An essential part of our recommended aftercare is watering. Newly developing plants need to be drenched during the first year, ensuring that water reaches their roots. Even in winter, when most plants are dormant, there can be dry spells, so plants need a generous soaking. Hedging also benefits from being fed. We recommend bonemeal, alternatively any similar slow release fertiliser.
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