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  • Japanese skimmia (female)
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Skimmia japonica 'Red Riding Hood'

Japanese skimmia (female)

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
20% off selected winter interest
2 litre pot £19.99 £15.99
2 litre pot £19.99 £15.99
  • Position: partial to full shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained neutral to acidic soil, or erciaceous compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Keep in mind though, to get all these wonderful berries, it must have a male skimmia nearby to cross-pollinate with ('Kew Green', 'Rubella' or 'Fragrans' would be ideal).

  • Garden care: Lightly trim after flowering, if necessary. To improve the moisture retention qualities of the soil add plenty of well-rotted compost when planting.