Carre Rouge Topiary – Photinia X Fraseri Carre Rouge


Photinia X Fraseri ‘Carre Rouge’, or Carre Rouge Red Robin, is a captivating variety renowned for its remarkable topiary potential. With its extraordinary, dense red foliage and sturdy nature, Carre Rouge Red Robin presents a wonderful topiary option for a wide range of settings throughout the UK.


Carre Rouge Red Robin Topiary (Photinia X Fraseri ‘Carre Rouge’)

Photinia X Fraseri ‘Carre Rouge’, or Carre Rouge Red Robin, is a captivating variety renowned for its remarkable topiary potential. With its extraordinary, dense red foliage and sturdy nature, Carre Rouge Red Robin presents a wonderful topiary option for a wide range of settings throughout the UK.

Why Carre Rouge Red Robin Makes a Great Topiary Choice

Stunning Foliage: Carre Rouge Red Robin’s new growth emerges a vibrant red, maturing to a darker red, offering a unique colour palette that adds visual impact to any topiary design.

Versatility: Carre Rouge’s compact growth habit and excellent response to pruning make it ideal for numerous topiary shapes, ranging from stylish lollipop trees and balls to cones and even bespoke designs.

Resilience: Carre Rouge is hardy and able to endure the UK’s varying climate, making it a dependable choice for topiary.

Year-Round Interest: Being an evergreen, Carre Rouge ensures your topiary maintains its allure across all seasons.

Comparison to Other Topiary Options

When compared to other topiary plants, Carre Rouge Red Robin offers distinct advantages:

Distinctive Colour: The darker red foliage of Carre Rouge sets it apart from most other topiary plants, providing a unique visual draw.

Design Flexibility: Carre Rouge adapts exceptionally well to shaping and trimming, allowing for an extensive range of topiary designs.

Year-Round Appeal: Unlike deciduous species, Carre Rouge retains its foliage throughout the year, ensuring your topiary retains its beauty in every season.

Carre Rouge Red Robin Topiary in the UK Climate

Carre Rouge flourishes in the UK’s temperate climate. Its robust nature allows it to withstand chilly winters, and it adapts well to various soil conditions and light situations, proving to be an excellent topiary choice for UK gardens.

Features or Requirements

While Carre Rouge is generally tolerant, it thrives best in well-drained soil and in locations that enjoy full sun to partial shade. An annual feed with a general-purpose fertiliser in the spring will enhance its vigorous growth and dramatic colours.

Like other Photinia varieties, Carre Rouge can be susceptible to leaf spot, so regular checks and appropriate treatment are advised to keep your topiary looking its best.

Carre Rouge Red Robin Topiary in Landscaping

Carre Rouge topiary introduces a sophisticated and stylish touch to any landscaping design. As lollipop trees, they bring symmetry and structure, while as topiary balls or cones, they introduce striking geometric elements to a garden.

Carre Rouge also allows for unique topiary designs for those looking to add a touch of creativity to their landscape. These inventive forms, along with Carre Rouge’s dark red foliage, provide dynamic visual appeal to any garden or landscape.


In summary, Photinia X Fraseri ‘Carre Rouge’ is an exceptional choice for topiary, offering a unique blend of vibrant colours, versatility in shaping, and robust year-round charm. Its adaptability to the UK climate and relatively straightforward maintenance requirements make it a practical and eye-catching addition to gardens. Whether sculpted into traditional shapes or crafted into unique designs, Carre Rouge topiary promises to bring a splash of colour, elegance, and creative interest to your landscape.


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Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

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