Collection: Photinia Trees | Standard | Half Standard | Multistem | Lollipop | Pleached

The photinia tree, characterized by its clear stem or single-trunk structure, is an ideal choice for screening purposes. Its dense evergreen foliage provides year-round privacy and blocks unwanted views. Additionally, its rapid growth and vibrant red or green leaves create a visually appealing barrier. Its adaptability to various soil types and climates make it an optimal option for screening in diverse environments, ensuring both functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Photinia Tree: From Stunning Specimen to Perfect Hedge

Photinia trees are bold, beautiful, and bursting with colour! Their compact and dense growth makes them an exquisite choice for hedges and screens. Its vibrant red or pink spring foliage add additional beauty to this already attractive evergreen plant. As a tree, photinia brings an amazing visual appearance. As a bush or a hedge, it effortlessly creates privacy with an undeniable charm. 

Photinia Tree Sale UK: Arundel Arboretum

Are you dreaming about the perfect hedge – compact, fast-growing, and beautiful? We have the perfect solution – a photinia tree plant! If you want to buy photinia tree, our  Arundel Arboretum nursery is the right place for you to go! We are located in the heart of West Sussex, in the historic town of Arundel near Chichester. Our experts are ready to walk you through our impressive selection of photinia trees and help you find the best for your space. 

If you’d prefer to buy photinia trees online, explore our web store and our carefully curated selection of large and small photinia trees for sale. Find your ideal tree and let us handle the rest! Buying photinia trees has never been easier.

How to Pick Your Photinia Tree UK: A Beginner’s Guide

In our nursery, you can find photinia tree plants with various features. Here's a brief overview of what's available with short explanations (click links to see the examples):

Shapes and Sizes:

Photinia can be shaped as an elegant tree, compact bush, or a lush hedge. If you are looking for a tree, there are 3 sizes available. The sizes refer to the height of a tree trunk before branches start forming a canopy and include:

In addition, we can offer a variety of different shapes and forms of photinia trees:

  • Multi-Stem – A tree with several clear trunks coming from one base and a canopy.
  • Bush – A bushy, multiple-stem form with dense foliage, perfect for hedges.
  • Cone – A tree with tall and narrow growth habit and distinctive conical shape.
  • Parachute – Multi-stem tree in the form that resembles a parachute.
  • Pleached – A tree with a clear stem and a head trained onto a flat frame. Often used to create privacy above the fence.
  • Espalier – A tree trained onto a flat frame from the base to the top. Often placed against a wall.

Varieties and Cultivars:

Photinia Robusta ‘Compacta’ – A cultivar of Photinia Robusta valued for its dense and compact growth habit, excellent for hedging.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Photinia native to the UK?
    Photinia is not native to the UK. It comes from Asia, especially China, Japan, and Himalayas.
  • Can you buy photinia trees in the UK?
    Yes, you can buy photinia trees in the UK. Our Arundel Arboretum nursery offers a wide selection of high-quality Photinia varieties.
  • What is the best variety of photinia?
    One of the most popular photinia varieties is Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin'.
  • How fast does photinia grow?
    Photinia can grow from 30 to 90 cm per year.
  • What are the best conditions for photinia tree?
    Photinia trees thrive in neutral to slightly acidic, moist, but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
  • Is there a dwarf photinia tree UK?
    Yes, there are dwarf photinia varieties available in the UK, for example, Photinia x fraseri 'Little Red Robin’.
  • How long does photinia hedge live?
    Photinia hedges can live up to 30 years and more, depending on the species or cultivar, as well as growing conditions.
  • How hardy is the photinia tree?
    Photinia tree is considered to be hardy. In general, it can tolerate temperatures as low as -18°C.
  • Can photinia trees be grown in pots?
    Yes, photinia trees can be grown in pots and containers.
  • Can you get a Red Robin tree?
    Yes. Photinia Red Robin is a popular cultivar and you can buy it in our nursery.
  • Is there a photinia tree for sale near me?
    If you are googling “Is there a photinia farm near me?”, your search can end here! Visit our Arundel Arboretum nursery in Arundel, Chichester, South of England, to discover top-quality photinia trees from our photinia tree farm. Or, explore our online store and find your ideal photinia tree for sale there. We’ll take care of the rest. If you have any questions about the photinia tree sale UK or if there's anything else we can assist you with, do not hesitate to contact us.

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