The red leaves of PhotiniaRed Light pull all the attention. The bright red tinted stems make this variety extra special. Because of the special leaf colour, Photinia Red Light is very suitable to apply as a solitary in the garden. It is a real eye catcher for a bed in the lawn: all eyes will be on this red gloss medlar. This evergreen is also indispensable as a foliage plant in the border. The gloss medlar is even perfect for a hedge. But also consider using this plant in a large pot or tub. Place this Photinia preferably in a place where you can see the sun shine through the foliage from the terrace or garden path. This way, the red colour will be even more intense. The new Photinia Red Light is an evergreen and this beautiful shrub is hardy to -18 °C. Pests and diseases do not get a chance at the Photinia. A spot in full sun or partial shade is favored. Prefers a well-drained soil and a slightly sheltered place. The gloss medlar grows after ten years eventually up to 2.5 meters high. Is there less space available then prune this evergreen shrub in spring. The advantage of regular pruning is that new, bright red tinted leaves appear. In addition, the shrub remains nice compact.