COROKIA cotoneaster

Commonly known as Wire netting bush

Small silvery-grey leaves which are nicely offset against black stems. Branches grow into a tangled mass hence the common name for this plant. Yellow flowers and black berries
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COROKIA cotoneaster

 
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  • Evergreen
    Broadly ovate to obovate leaves to 1.5cm (½in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Produces flowers singly or in clusters of 4 from the leaf axils.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, dry winds.
  • Additional Features
    Berries These plants have berries.
  • Good to know
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Corokia - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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