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Photinia Red Robin in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

 

Photinia 'Red Robin'

Photinia Red Robin is an evergreen, erect shrub with bright red new foliage which later turns dark green. It bears umbrella-shaped flower heads of small white flowers.

 
plant Features
  • Photinia Red Robin likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Photinia Red Robin likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Photinia Red Robin is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Photinia Red Robin likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Photinia 'Red Robin'

Latin name

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

type

Evergreens

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.3 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Photinia Red Robin likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Photinia Red Robin is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Photinia Red Robin likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Photinia Red Robin likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Photinia Red Robin is 5.00meters x 5.00meters 5.00 M 5.00 M

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

Photinia Red Robin is an evergreen, erect shrub with bright red new foliage which later turns dark green. It bears umbrella-shaped flower heads of small white flowers.


Plant container plants

From Mid Winter TO Late Winter

Plant container plants in a sunny position.

 

Propagation by Semi Hardwood Cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14 cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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