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Photinia Red Robin 80-100cm In Rootball

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Photinia Red Robin in Rootball: Instant Garden Elegance

  1. Botanical Name: Photinia x fraseri ‘Red Robin’
  2. Family: Rosaceae
  3. Type: Evergreen shrub
  4. Size: Height: 8 to 12 feet (2.4 to 3.6 meters) – Width: 6 to 8 feet (1.8 to 2.4 meters)
  5. Foliage: Glossy, elliptical leaves, New growth is bright red, maturing to dark green
  6. Flowers: Small white flowers in late spring

Planting Tips for Photinia Red Robin in Rootball:

  1. Soil: Well-draining soil is essential. Photinia Red Robin prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH.
  2. Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade. Best foliage color develops in full sun.
  3. Planting Time: Late fall to early spring is ideal.
  4. Planting Steps: Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball. Place the root ball in the centre of the hole. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly.

Caring for Your Instant Garden Impact:

  1. Watering: Regular watering, especially during dry spells. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
  2. Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
  3. Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring to shape the plant. Trim new growth for a more compact form.
  4. Fertilization: Feed in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer.
  5. Pest and Disease Control: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids. Treat any pest or disease issues promptly.
  6. Winter Care: Photinia Red Robin is generally hardy but may benefit from mulching around the base to protect the roots in colder regions.
  7. Transplanting: If needed, transplant during the dormant season (late fall to early spring).
  8. Companion Planting: Combines well with other evergreen shrubs and flowering plants.

Additional Tips:

Monitoring Red Leaf Spot: Keep an eye out for red leaf spot disease, a common issue with Photinia. If detected, consider using fungicides as per recommendations.

Regular Inspection: Regularly inspect the plant for signs of pests or diseases and take appropriate action.

Seasonal Considerations: Adjust watering and care routines based on the season. Increase watering during hot summers and reduce it during colder months.

By following these specifications, planting, and care guidelines, you can enjoy a vibrant and healthy Photinia Red Robin in your garden.

Delivery Times Ireland 3-5 working days

 


Actual Height
80-100cm

Growth rate
40-50cm per year

Planting Distance
2 in a  Meter

 

Actual Height
80-100cm

 

Growth Rate
40-50cm per year

 

Planting Distance
2 in a meter