Also known as
Coral Pearls, Orange Cotoneaster
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This plant has no fragrance
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Franchet's Cotoneaster Overview
Cotoneaster franchetti is fast growing, spreading shrub with graceful branches. It is grown in gardens for its good hedging ability and bright autumn berries.
Common problems with Franchet's Cotoneaster
Susceptible to scale insects, aphids and woolly aphids
How to harvest Franchet's Cotoneaster
Branches covered in berries can be cut and used in floral arrangements in Autumn.
How to propagate Franchet's Cotoneaster
Seeds ripen in autumn, can be sown directly in soil.
Greenwood cuttings can be taken in summer.
Special features of Franchet's Cotoneaster
Birds love the berries and spread the seed widely.
Good for large hedges.
Bright orange-red berries in autumn.
Other uses of Franchet's Cotoneaster
Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits, specimen plants, hedging or ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.