PlantsCotoneaster→Willow-leaf Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/4 inch red pomes
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Weed control around cotoneasters by jwhite82 Jul 12, 2019 7:54 AM 4

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