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Franchet's Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster franchetii

Also known as

Coral Pearls, Orange Cotoneaster

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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

Seed

Seeds ripen in autumn, can be sown directly in soil.

Cuttings

Greenwood cuttings can be taken in summer.

Special features of Franchet's Cotoneaster

Attracts birds

Birds love the berries and spread the seed widely.

Hedge plant

Good for large hedges.

Autumn colour

Bright orange-red berries in autumn.

Drought resistant

Other uses of Franchet's Cotoneaster

Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits, specimen plants, hedging or ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.