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Spreading Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster divaricatus

Also known as

Stretch-Fruit Cotoneaster

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

3.5m

1.5m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Spreading Cotoneaster Overview

A fast spreading deciduous tree native to Central China. Has many upright branches to 2m tall with small dark green leaves turn red in autumn. Small clusters of pink flowers are borne at branch ends. These are followed by bright red berries that last into winter. Can spread to 3-3.5 m and is good for mass planting.

Common problems with Spreading Cotoneaster

How to propagate Spreading Cotoneaster

Cuttings

Propagate from seed or cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Spreading Cotoneaster

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