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Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by Kevin Cowans, May 14, 2018.

  1. Kevin Cowans

    Kevin Cowans Gardener

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    Hello

    Could someone please identify this shrub (?) for me?

    2018-05-14 13.39.45.jpg

    Thanks in advance

    Kevin
     
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    Looks like it to me too.

    20180427_103213.jpg

    G.
     
  4. Kevin Cowans

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    Hello Clare and G

    Thanks for the reply.

    I looked at the link, however, the shrub never has any berries and just stays as it looks in the photo for much of the year.

    Also, it stays at the same height all the time, roughly 6'.

    Thanks

    Kevin
     
  5. Jack Sparrow

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    I've never had berries either.

    G.
     
  6. Kevin Cowans

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    Hello

    Right, so berries are not a prerequisite.

    Does the height seem right too, yours is more of a tree and mine is more of a shrub.

    Thanks in advance

    Kevin
     
  7. Jack Sparrow

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    Hi Kevin. Mine is 15 years old at least. It didn't start out that big. I've got to go out now. Give it a day or two and I'm sure there will plenty more experienced gardeners along to add their expertise .

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  8. Kevin Cowans

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    Hello G

    If I remember correctly, mine was planted in 2007 which is why I am confused as to its size.

    Thanks

    Kevin
     
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    Also called red robin :)
     
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    Yes, I have a photinia red robin too, and it never has berries. It is the shrub version and is about 8 years old. Stays the same all year round, summer and winter. Yours looks very nice, @Kevin Cowans.
     

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