AWARD

COTONEASTER 'Rothschildianus'

Commonly known as Willow-leaved cotoneaster

Distinctive spreading habit and clusters of creamy-yellow fruits
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly-elliptic, deeply-veined leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, arching shrub. Bears flowers in large clusters. Fruits over a long period.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Full sun for best berry production.
  • Partial shade

COTONEASTER 'Rothschildianus'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, birds (yellow berries not taken readily by birds)
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, woolly aphids, webber moth caterpillars, scale insects, fireblight, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Western China. Garden origin. UK. Exbury, Southampton
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (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
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Will tolerate a dry position when established.
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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