COTONEASTER microphyllus

Commonly known as Rose box

Evergreen with coral-red berries
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Small, oblong, glossy, dark-green leaves to 1cm (½in) long
  • White
  • Height
    1m (3ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Stiffly-branched shrub of compact habit. Solitary flowers.
  • 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
    Full sun for best berry production.
  • Partial shade

COTONEASTER microphyllus

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, birds.
    Pests & Diseases
    aphids, woolly aphids, scale insects, webber moth caterpillars, fireblight, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Himalayas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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
    Will tolerate a dry position when established.
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide
1m (3ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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