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Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Robin Hill’

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & June
  • Height3m to 8m
  • Spread5m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourPale pink to white
  • Leaf ColourBronze to mid green to orange-reds
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Robin Hill’. This vigorous Amelanchier has blush-pink flowers from pink buds at the same time as bronze young leaves. The blooms fade to white as they age and edible attractive berries are formed. Mid-green leaves in summer change to copper-orange and red in the autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Small tree

Origin

Europe Asia N America

Interest and use

Small gardens, attracting birds, flowers and foliage

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Autumn colours are more intense in slightly acid soils.

Propagation

Propagate in autumn by seed, in late autumn to early spring by layering or in the case of suckering species, by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Potential for Fireblight

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