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30cm Photinia 'Little Red Robin' Ball | 6L Pot

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Photinia “Little Red Robin” is a stunning alternative to traditional hedging plants. The beautiful, glossy, bright red leaves are displayed in the spring and summer before maturing to a deep green in autumn. In spring, the red leaves are highlighted with clusters of white flowers which are sometimes followed by dark fruit.

While Photinia is not as dense as other formal hedging, it is the magnificent spring foliage which makes this hedge a show-stopping addition for your garden.

They can grow up to 4m (12ft) and you will get a looser, more informal hedge than traditional privet, as the leaves are much larger. The growth rate can be up to 30cm (1ft) a year, so remove the tips of young shoots to encourage the bright red leafy re-growth up to three times a year. Avoid trimming after mid-August, as new growth will be vulnerable to autumn frosts.


  • Arrives as: 6L Pot

  • Height on Arrival: 30cm Ball

  • Foliage Colour: Red & Green

  • Flower Colour: White

  • Approx. Growth Height: 2.5-4m (8ft-12ft)

  • Tolerance: Tolerant to most soils, sunny/ shade

  • Growing Habit: Leafy

  • Hardiness: Hardy

  • Exposure: Semi sheltered

  • Rate of Growth: Average

  • Wildlife: Attractive to wildlife/ bees

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Deciduous Or Evergreen Evergreen
Common Name Photinia
Features Evergreen Trees, Winter Interest Plants
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Species Photinia Hedging, Photinia Trees
Stem/Bark/Cane Colour Brown
Type Hedge Screening, Hedging Plants
Eventual Height 2m-4m
Eventual Spread 1m-2m
Foliage Colour Green, Red
Annual Rate Of Growth 0.5m
Supplied As Pot Grown
Supplied As 6L-8L Pot
Latin Name Photinia