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Franchet's Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster franchetii

Also known as

Coral Pearls, Orange Cotoneaster

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

3m

Min

3m

Flowering

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