COTONEASTER horizontalis

Commonly known as Herring-bone cotoneaster, Rock cotoneaster

Herringbone cotoneaster with bright red berries
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Rounded to broadly elliptic small, glossy, dark-green leaves to 1cm (½in) long, turning red in autumn.
  • White
    Tinged pink.
  • 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
    Branches form a herringbone pattern.
  • 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 horizontalis

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    NOTE. Invasive in the UK. Illegal to plant or cause to grow in the wild. Will grow to a considerable height against a wall. Wildlife plant - irresistible to insects, birds.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, woolly aphids, webber moth caterpillars, scale insects, fireblight, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Western China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Orbicular
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Will tolerate a dry position when established.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of COTONEASTER horizontalis

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COTONEASTER horizontalis 'Variegatus'

COTONEASTER horizontalis 'Variegatus'

Rock cotoneaster, Variegated herring-bone cotoneaster

silver variegated form

 
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