COTONEASTER conspicuus

Arching branches and bright red fruits
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COTONEASTER conspicuus

 
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  • Evergreen
    Small, narrowly-elliptic, dark-green leaves 0.5-2cm (¼-¾in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2 - 2.5m (6½-8ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, mound-forming shrub. Produces flowers singly or in clusters of 5 followed by shiny berries that persist into winter.
  • 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
    For best berry production. Shelter from cold winds.
  • 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
    southeasternTibet. Introduced to UK by Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) in 1923.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - will tolerate a dry position.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2 - 2.5m (6½-8ft)
 

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