Franchet Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster franchetii)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry 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 9a
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Pollution
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Midges
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Autumn berries

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is this? My daughter ate it by EnglishGardenTom Jul 20, 2019 10:43 AM 7
tree id - by ElJardineroGringo Sep 20, 2016 2:10 AM 10
Late summer, ornamental berries. by conniepr27 Sep 24, 2016 5:02 PM 15
mysterious shrub by Katcharles May 30, 2016 6:02 AM 3
Unknown by cliftoncat Oct 27, 2015 12:22 PM 18

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