Photinia Chico Photinia Chico Photinia Chico
Photinia Chico
Photinia Chico
Photinia Chico

Photinia Chico

Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • Fabulous evergreen shrub, with gorgeous glossy foliage.
  • Great for low growing, informal hedges along pathways in your garden.
  • Each spring new shoots emerge in a bronzed orange-red tone that eventually turn green.
  • A stunning shrub that will provide you with stunning colours all year round.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 19cm pot, ready to plant.
19cm Pot - Item: 511239
RRP £24.99
Deal Price £17.99
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Product Description

Photinia 'Chico' is a compact, evergreen shrub, which boasts glossy, bronzed foliage, which provides your garden with a spectacular display in spring and summer. The leaves gradually change through a mix of oranges, reds, and bronzes, eventually maturing to a gorgeous and glossy green.

This slow growing shrub will only reach a height of around 40cm, making it perfect for creating low and informal hedging. Or for filling spaces in your mixed border, which will provide you with year-long interest thanks to its evergreen foliage.

'Chico' is a relatively hardy shrub and will withstand the British weather, however it will thrive when planted in a sheltered areas of the garden to protect it from strong winds.

Supplied as an established plant in a 17cm pot, ready to plant, growing to an eventual height of 40cm.

What Is Supplied

Item 511239 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 19cm pot, ready to plant out.

Plant Information

Top Tips

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

Care Guide

  • Photinia prefers a sunny site but will tolerate partial shade and although frost hardy young plants should be protected in winter until established.

When Planting

  • 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 at the 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.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
40cm
30cm
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Photinia Chico
Photinia Chico
19cm Pot
Item: 511239
RRP £24.99
Deal Price £17.99
Save: £7.00 - 28%