How do you plant a Photinia hedge?
Correspondingly, how do you plant a Red Robin Hedge?
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.
- First, thin older branches to stimulate growth of new shoots, and clear the center so that light can reach it.
- The more you prune it, the faster it grows.
- Frequent and drastic pruning will favor growth and make red leaves appear.
- Read also: how to prune shrubs.
Also asked, how do you grow a Photinia hedge?
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. This is because Photinia can be prone to fungal attack if there is too much moisture around.
5 to 12 years