PLANTS OF CHRISTMAS BERRY ’CARRÉ ROUGE’ - PHOTINIA X FRASERI CARRÉ ROU
More compact in habit, this Photinia will do wonders in the garden or in a pot. Hedges, clumps.
Compact evergreen shrub reaching 2-3 m in height. Elongated leaves which change colour according to the season: red in spring, purplish in summer and green in winter. Small cream-coloured flowers.
Very rapid growth. Grow best in fertile, well-drained soil. Trimming in July to get a nice red new growth in autumn. General pruning is best in winter. Diseases resistant.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.