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Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.75m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.75m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - If ingested, berries may cause discomfort.
Toxic - If ingested, berries may cause discomfort.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Other names: Skimmia 'Rubella'

Genus: Skimmia Skimmia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Rubella' _ 'Rubella' is a small, male variety with dark-green leaves edged in red and attractive flower buds, which appear in autumn and winter, opening into scented flowers in spring. It is suitable for containers and provides good all year round colour.


Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Spring

Foliage: Flushed red in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.

Habit: Compact

Toxicity: If ingested, berries may cause discomfort.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Fruit tree red spider mite Fruit tree red spider mite

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

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


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Where to grow

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Low Maintenance, Containers, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil in shade. Polution tolerant.

Soil type: Loamy

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

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Other names: Skimmia 'Rubella'

Genus: Skimmia Skimmia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Rubella' _ 'Rubella' is a small, male variety with dark-green leaves edged in red and attractive flower buds, which appear in autumn and winter, opening into scented flowers in spring. It is suitable for containers and provides good all year round colour.


Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Spring

Foliage: Flushed red in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.

Habit: Compact

Toxicity: If ingested, berries may cause discomfort.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Fruit tree red spider mite

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

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


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Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Low Maintenance, Containers, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil in shade. Polution tolerant.

Soil type: Loamy

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

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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