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Photinia x fraseri Robusta Compacta - Ball - Dense Shrub - Height 60-80cm - Width 60-80cm - 18lt

Photinia x fraseri Robusta Compacta - Ball - Dense Shrub - Height 60-80cm - Width 60-80cm - 18lt

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Photinia 'Red Robin Robusta Compacta' is a strikingly beautiful, dense shrub, renowned for its vibrant foliage. This particular variety is expertly shaped into a perfect ball, showcasing its dense, lush growth. The leaves are initially a brilliant red when young, gradually maturing to a deep, glossy green, providing a stunning contrast that catches the eye throughout the seasons.

This robust shrub thrives in a variety of soil types, though it prefers well-drained conditions. It's highly adaptable to different environments, making it an ideal choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Regular pruning helps maintain its distinct spherical shape and promotes new growth, ensuring a vibrant display of red foliage in spring.

Growing to a manageable size, this Photinia variety is perfect for small to medium-sized gardens, and its compact, ball-like form makes it an excellent choice for borders, focal points, or as a structured element in garden design. Its evergreen nature ensures year-round interest, making it a valuable addition to any landscape.

Hardy and low-maintenance, 'Red Robin Robusta Compacta' is not just a visually appealing plant; it also serves as a natural privacy screen or hedge. Its dense foliage provides an excellent backdrop for other plants, enhancing the overall beauty of any garden setting.

  • Common Name

    Photinia Robusta, Red-Leaf Photinia

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    garden origin

  • Flower

    Panicles of white flowers

  • Foliage

    Leaves emerge bright red-orange, turning dark green.

  • Maturation period

    5–10 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1.5–2.5 metres

Mature Width

1.0–1.5 metres

Shape / habit


Preferred Location


Soil Type

acid and neutral soil, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

Growing Period




all year



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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