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Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' Evergreen


Photinia x fraseri  'Red Robin'    Evergreen (Photinia x Fraseri Red Robin)

Planted 2 of these last November ... they are slowly getting taller!



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I have a couple they do need water.

15 Oct, 2011

 

Do you know, Denise, my neighbour has four or five of these growing in his sunny South facing front garden ... they thrive on his neglect ... are never watered ... whereas mine are in a fairly dry area beneath the other neighbour's Beech tree and are constantly watered by me. Oh well ... they are still alive!

15 Oct, 2011

 

I find if I dont water mine the leaves fall off especially in the spring.

15 Oct, 2011

 

I shall be keeping my eye on them in that case ... :o)

15 Oct, 2011

 

lovely shrubs !

15 Oct, 2011

 

I am surrounded by them Paul, front garden next door and back garden the other side ... they really are popular shrubs ... :o)

15 Oct, 2011

 

I love them - brilliant things :)))))))))))))

15 Oct, 2011

 

: o )))

15 Oct, 2011

 

I love them, but I do have to water them often.

15 Oct, 2011

 

Indeed, Rose, and I planted them to grow up and hide the fence ... in a very dry and shady spot where all the Beech leaves will fall! ... :o(

15 Oct, 2011

 

That's lovely Shirl - just bought one today from Morrisons for £2. It says 'little red robin' on the packaging, so dunno if it's a dwarf one??!!

15 Oct, 2011

 

There is a 'Little Red Robin' type, Sheilar ... it grows to about 1 metre high and has lovely foliage ... hope it grows well for you ... :o)

15 Oct, 2011

 

It says on packaging 1 metre (3ft) high. How high do they grow normally?

15 Oct, 2011

 

It is looking very healthy ,Shirley lovely shiny foliage...:o)

I have one like yours Sheilar..and it is a dwarf one..so the description on the packet is right..
i have the usual Red Robin as well ( both called Photinia) which can grow very big....this one was from Morrisons earlier in the year too.:o)

15 Oct, 2011

 

Sheilar ... take a look at a blog by Michaella ... she had 34 Photinias at the last count! No, that's not a typo.! .. lol

15 Oct, 2011

 

34 ? Blimey....!

15 Oct, 2011

 

Does Michaella like them then Shirley? lol

15 Oct, 2011

 

I was wondering that as well,Sheilar..bet she says yes ! Lol.

15 Oct, 2011

 

Well ... you need to read the blog! .. I'm off to my bed now ... goodnight all ... zzzzzz

15 Oct, 2011

 

Wonderful colour on the new leaves :o)

17 Oct, 2011

 

Thanks, Terra ... I gathered up all the fallen leaves you can see in the pic ... and found a Toad! ... Not sure which of us had the biggest shock ... lol!

17 Oct, 2011

 

Lol. I had a similar experience with finding a frog the other day ... I felt quite guilty at disturbing it.

17 Oct, 2011

 

Lol, Terra ... they probably return ... possibly a little grumpier though at being disturbed ... lol!

17 Oct, 2011

 

Hello Shirley, hello Drc, I have Photinia fraseri Red Robin too. I must say, that this shrub needs sunny and better dry position (in a first year it must be watered, of course). The more sun, the faster it grows. Mine are situated in a south oriented garden with no water source. Their mean growth rate is 40-60 cm per year.

5 Nov, 2011

 

My neighbour has many in his front garden ... it is South facing and they just keep on growing! . . . . .

6 Nov, 2011

 

You see?

6 Nov, 2011

 

I certainly do! ... :o)

6 Nov, 2011

 

:o)

6 Nov, 2011



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