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By Stik

Derbyshire, United Kingdom Gb

How do you take cuttings of a Photinia red robin,?
i have a three metre high tree ,i would to take some cuttings off, thankyou



Softwood cuttings I think, go to the rhs website and enter name, then you will get all the information you need

17 Mar, 2012


I've just had a look and it says:-

"The best method for propagating photinia cultivars, such as those of P. × fraseri including ‘Birmingham’, ‘Redstart’ and ‘Red Robin’, is by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in summer and autumn.

You can also grow species, such as P. villosa and P. davidiana, from seed, sowing in spring after stratification."

Personally I find a get a better chance of success with semi ripe cuttings in summer/ early autumn

17 Mar, 2012


can you explain what you mean by the term semi ripe,? cuttings, and i will take cuttings in early summer,


18 Mar, 2012


This is a useful link to tell you about semi ripe cuttings

18 Mar, 2012


thanks for replies and help,

20 Mar, 2012

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