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Robin Hill

Robin Hill is unusual amongst Amelanchiers for its pink flower buds, which gradually turn snow white as they open.

It is also one of the earliest Amelanchiers to come into flower, usually in late March or early April.

The pale copper leaves emerge slightly later, turning green over the summer and then taking on orange and red hues in the autumn.

Tiny fruits are sometimes borne over the summer, but this is not a particularly fruitful variety.

 

Amelanchier x grandiflora

Robin Hill amelanchier trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £44.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

How to grow

Robin Hill is more vigorous than many other Amelanchiers, and can be considered a true tree, rather than a tree-like shrub.

Amelanchiers belong to the same family as apple trees, and are susceptible to some of the same diseases, including mildew - but Robin Hill is one of the more resistant varieties.

Robin Hill characteristics

  • Growing

    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Attractive features:Attractive flowersAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habit:Upright-spreading
    • Height after 10 years:2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flower colour:WhitePink - light
    • Flowering month:April
    • Leaf colour - autumn:Orange / Red
    • Leaf colour - summer:Green
    • Leaf/Flower sequence:Flowers appear first
    • Growth rate:Average
    • Site conditions:Coastal siteOccasional droughtAir pollution
  • Identification

    • Bark:Grey
    • Country of origin:United States
    • Annual cycle:Deciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Amelanchier Lae R J Hilton juneberry