How far apart should Red Robin be planted for a hedge?

How far apart should Red Robin be planted for a hedge?

about 75cm
If you want to grow Photinia Red Robin as a hedge, individual plants should be about 75cm (2ft 6in)apart for a quick growing dense hedge. When grown against a wall or fence then the plants should be at least 60cm / 2ft from the wall or fence.

How far apart should Red Robin be?

PHOTINIA RED ROBIN Photinia fraseri Red Robin

Planting Distance 2.5ft/75cm apart
No Plants
Type Size Price
Pg 8-12ins 20-30cm
Pg 2L 2L Pot

How far apart do you plant photinia bushes?

Plant your Photinias between 60 and 100 cm apart for a solid hedge. Photinia does prefer full sun but part shade is fine too. If your site is more on the shady side try to ensure that there is good air movement.

How much hedging do I need?

How many hedges? We recommend planting Leylandii, Laurel and most other evergreen shrubs* between 60cm and 100cm apart (approximately 2-3 feet apart). Hedges with plants 60cm apart “fill in” quicker than those planted 100cm apart but you get just as good a hedge in the long run at either distance apart.

Does Red Robin make a good hedge?

Photinia Red Robin is a very popular garden plant that makes a fantastic hedge. If Photinia are left unchecked the hedge can become leggy and sparse. If trimmed twice a year (spring and summer) Photinia can be kept as a dense, formal, evergreen hedge up to 4m high. Less formal if just trimmed once a year.

Are Red Robin roots invasive?

It is difficult to give you a defining answer to your question Chris but the roots of Photinas are nowhere as invasive as other tree species and to a certain extent a lot will depend on what your new drive has been constructed from.

How quickly does Red Robin grow?

Photinia Maintenance Photinia is easy to care for and maintain and can reach a mature height of 7m and a spread of 3m. Growing at a rate of up to 30cm a year, pruning is only required twice a year to keep your hedge/tree under control and in shape.

How far apart do I plant hedging?

Planting your hedging plants in a double staggered row, or the shape of a W will give you a denser hedge when mature. Hedge plants should be about 18″ (45cm) apart with the recommended number of plants about 5-7 per metre if bare root, or 4-5 if container grown.

How close to a boundary can I plant a hedge?

In situations where you cannot agree with your neighbour to jointly plant a hedge on your property boundary, it is prudent to leave a gap of at least two to three feet between the boundary and your hedge.

What soil do Red Robins like?

Soil Type: Photinia Red Robin prefers a fertile, humus-rich soil but will thrive in loam, sand or chalk. It will even cope with clay, though it is well worth digging in compost or other organic matter. Light: Photinia enjoys full sun but will grow contentedly in partial shade. Compactness: Bushy!

When can I prune red tip photinia?

Prune your Red Tip Photinia anytime between spring and early fall, with late spring/early summer more acceptable. Red Tips are excellent candidates for rejuvenation pruning. To rejuvenate the plant, cut it all the way back to the ground…to about 6 inches from the ground.

Does the red tip photinia do well in shade?

The Red Tip Photinia grows well in full sun or partial shade, and in full shade too. it will grow well in any kind of soil, including alkaline soils, where it is especially valuable. Once it has become established it will survive ordinary periods of drought, and it has no particular pests.

Is red tip photinia an evergreen?

Red-tip photinia is a shrub that is commonly grown as a hedge. It is fast-growing, evergreen and provides a dense screen. In its youth, the leaves of this photinia are bright red, turning to a dark green as it matures.

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