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Photinia 'Red Robin'

Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin'

Monte (Funchal) - Photinia x fraseri (Glanzmispel 'Red Robin') IMG 2007 by Hedwig Storch (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








20 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Photinia 'Red Robin' Overview

This evergreen shrub is a popular choice frequently grown as a hedge because it's dense growth habit. It's glossy leaves emerge in spring bright red turning dark green in maturity. Although creamy white flowers are also produced in spring these tend to be sparse.

Common problems with Photinia 'Red Robin'

How to harvest Photinia 'Red Robin'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Photinia 'Red Robin'


Take semi hardwood cuttings in summer.

Special features of Photinia 'Red Robin'

Attractive leaves

Young leaves are a vivid red when they emerge.

Other uses of Photinia 'Red Robin'

A low maintenance shrub that can be grown as a hedge or a screen.

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