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  • photinia
  • Eventual height: 2.5m
  • Eventual spread: 2.5m

Photinia × fraseri Pink Marble ('Cassini')

photinia

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20% off selected winter interest
3 litre pot £19.99 £15.99
3 litre pot £19.99 £15.99
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: most fertile, well-drained soils
  • Rate of growth: average to fast growing
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    A recently introduced cultivar that was discovered in the US and is believed to be a sport of 'Red Robin'. It has variegated cream and green leaves, which when they first emerge are flushed in pinky red, so overall the effect is very colourful. A handsome evergreen, it makes a fine stand-alone specimen and as it is quite tolerant of hard pruning, it also works wonderfully well as an informal hedge.

  • Garden care: To encourage a profusion of bright young leaves in late-spring or summer shorten the stems of established specimens by up to 15cm (6in), to just above an outward-facing bud in spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.
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