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Large Photinia Robusta Compacta 80cm+/-. 10 Litre

Large Photinia Robusta Compacta 80cm+/-. 10 Litre

£23.95
Photinia Robusta Compacta AKA Photinia Carre Rouge 12 Litre Pot 80cm +/-
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43 In stock
Quick Overview

Photinia Robusta Compacta also known as Photina Carre Rouge as the name suggest a compact variety of Photinia.

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
70/80cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
10 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
2m+/-
Toleration
Toleration
-15
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
Evergreen?
Evergreen?
Yes
43 In stock
Qty

Photinia Robusta Compacta Bush 10 Litre 80cm+/-. NIce Bushy Plants: Robusta Compacta now becoming commonly known as Photinia Carre Rouge, they are exactly the same plant. 

Photinia Robusta Compacta, a stunning and versatile plant that will add beauty and elegance to any garden or landscape. This compact variety of Photinia is known for its dense and bushy growth habit, making it an excellent choice for smaller spaces, hedges, borders, or foundation plantings. One of the standout features of Photinia Robusta Compacta is its vibrant foliage. In the spring, the new leaves emerge in a striking shade of bright red, creating a captivating display that is sure to catch the eye. As the leaves mature, they gradually transition to a deep, glossy green, providing a beautiful backdrop to other plants in your garden. With its smaller size, reaching a height of upto 1.5m and a spread of approximately 1.2m Photinia Robusta Compacta is ideal for those looking to create low hedges, borders, or add structure to their garden. It can also be grown in containers or used as a focal point in smaller gardens.

This cultivar of Photinia is relatively low-maintenance, requiring little more than a good supply of water and occasional pruning to maintain its shape and promote healthy growth. It is adaptable to various soil types and can tolerate both full sun and partial shade, making it a versatile choice for different garden settings.

Whether you're looking to create privacy, add colour and texture to your landscape, or simply enhance the overall aesthetic of your garden, Photinia Robusta Compacta is an excellent choice. Its compact size, vibrant foliage, and versatility make it a must-have plant for any garden enthusiast.

Photinia robusta Compacta and Photinia Red Robin are two different cultivars of the Photinia plant, however there are some key differences.

1. Growth Habit: As the name suggests Photinia Robusta Compacta is a more compact and smaller variety compared to Photinia Red Robin. It has a dense and bushy growth habit, making it suitable for smaller spaces and hedges.

2. Foliage Colour: Both cultivars have similar foliage colours. In spring, the new leaves emerge as bright red in both Photinia Robusta Compacta and Photinia Red Robin. As the leaves mature, they gradually turn dark green. The vibrant red colour of the new leaves is a distinctive feature of both cultivars, however the actual leaf size of Compacta is considerably smaller

3. Pruning: Due to its compact size, Photinia Robusta Compacta requires less frequent pruning compared to Photinia Red Robin. However, both cultivars benefit from regular pruning to maintain their shape and promote healthy growth.

4. Uses: Photinia Robusta Compacta is often used as a low hedge, border, or foundation plant. Due to its compact nature it can also be used in smaller gardens or containers. Photinia Red Robin, on the other hand, is widely used as a screening plant, hedge, or as a standalone specimen plant in larger landscapes.

5. Disease Resistance: While both cultivars are generally resistant to common diseases and pests, Photinia Red Robin is known to be more susceptible to leaf spot and other fungal diseases. Photinia Robusta on the other hand, has shown better resistance to these issues.

6. Unlike Photinia Red Robin Compacta do not flower. 

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