PlantsCotoneaster→Willow-leaf Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster salicifolius)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/4 inch bright red pomes
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Fruit persists into winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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