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Photinia x fraseri 'Camilvy' (Christmas berry 'Camilvy')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Photinia x fraseri 'Camilvy'

Other names: Christmas berry 'Camilvy'

Genus: Photinia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Camilvy' _ 'Camilvy' is an evergreen shrub with very bright red leaves that turn green as they mature. Panicles of creamy-white flowers are produced in spring.


Photinia x fraseri 'Camilvy' is: Evergreen

Flower: Cream in Spring

Foliage: Red, Green in Spring; Green, Red in Summer; Green in Autumn; Green in Winter

Habit: Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Fireblight , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Photinia x fraseri 'Camilvy' (Christmas berry 'Camilvy') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich, free-draining soil in full sun to partial shade.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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