Photinia


Photinia ‘Robusta’ is regarded as a tough, fast growing hedging plant. It has deep green leaves most of the year except for the new growth which is a vibrant red. Photinia are used to create a hedge in a hurry, mature plants can grow 1 metre per year and a newly planted hedge will grow to 1.5 metres within 2 years

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Photinia x fraseri ‘Robusta’

Photinia x fraseri ‘Robusta’ is a tough plant that will grow from the coast to inland and handles heavy frost and heat with no issues. It is for these reasons it is popular as a hedge, once established it is pretty much bullet proof. Photinia flower in spring with large sprays of small creamy white flowers that have a strong perfume. The vibrant red of the new foliage is a real feature.


Height & Width

Left to grow unclipped they can grow up to 6 metres X 2 plus metres. When trained as a hedge they can be kept down to a managable height of a couple of metres tall X 1 metre wide.

Flowers and Fruit

Flowers in spring to early summer with clusters of small creamy white flowers.

Aspect

Full sun to part shade. In full sun they red foliage is more prominent.

Soil Type

Wide range of soil types.

Maintenance

Trim to train as a hedge 3 to 4 times a year. As the hedge grows trim to shape.

Planting Rates

For hedges plant at 1 to 1.5 metre centres.

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