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COTONEASTER franchetii

Usually evergreen in warmer areas, this multi-stemmed and self-seeding species has sage-green foliage and very noticeable orange to scarlet berries
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£12.50 each
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  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - elliptic to ovate leaves, 3.5cm (1½in) long, grey-green above and white beneath.
  • White - suffused with red.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging - suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub - spreading to erect shrub with arching branches. Produces white flowers, red tinged, in 5-15-flowered clusters followed by bright orange fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, woolly aphids, webber moth caterpillars, scale insects, fireblight, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - China (Yunnan)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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