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Photinia fraseri Carre Rouge Photinia fraseri Carre Rouge
Photinia fraseri Carre Rouge
Photinia fraseri Carre Rouge

Photinia fraseri 'Carre Rouge'

Easy to grow, evergreen and brightly coloured - the perfect garden shrub!
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • A new selection of the popular shrub Red Robin
  • Compact habit with smaller leaves that are more intensely coloured red
  • Fully hardy, evergreen and ideal for gardens where space is limited
  • Easy to grow and hardly demanding any maintenance
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot
2L Pot - Item: 510893
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Product Description

A new selection of the popular shrub Red Robin, this superb plant retains all of the features that make its cousin such a favourite but with the advantage of a more compact habit with smaller leaves that are more intensely coloured red. A very bright and rewarding plant, this fully hardy, evergreen beauty has a slower rate of growth and will reach around 1.5m (5ft) in height making it ideal for gardens where space is limited.

The unique colouring of 'Carre Rouge' makes it a wonderful plant to use in hedges, for mass plantings, in beds and borders or as a specimen plant in your favourite container on the terrace or balcony where it forms a great contrast to the more usual garden greens.

Easy to grow and hardly demanding any maintenance, photinia is robust and healthy - and you can plant it and leave it to do its thing with nothing more than a light prune in spring or summer to help keep it under control.
 
Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, Photinia prefers a sunny site but will tolerate partial shade and although frost hardy young plants should be protected in winter until established.

What Is Supplied

Item 510893 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, Photinia prefers a sunny site but will tolerate partial shade and although frost hardy young plants should be protected in winter until established.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Keep plants well-watered to avoid leaf drop in the summer.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Photinia Carre Rouge:

  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level as it was in the nursery pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.
  • If using multiple plants as a hedge, space them approx 75cm (2.5ft) apart
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
250cm
250cm
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Photinia fraseri 'Carre Rouge'
Photinia fraseri 'Carre Rouge'
2L Pot
Item: 510893
RRP £9.99
Deal Price £4.99
Save: £5.00 - 50%