Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Slow. Can be accelerated in youth with optimum water and fertilizer.Mature Height - 3'Mature Width - 3-6'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect, pinkish late May-June, small attractive.Fruit - Pome, 0.25-0.33" rounded cranberry red August- SeptemberLeaf - Fall Color - Bronzy-red to purplish tones lasting into late November.Bark - Stems reddish purple, older stems gray-brown.Other Features - Effective as a bank cover, foundation plant, near wall where branches can hang over. Beautiful summer foliage. Probably over used in the Midwest.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant from container, prefers moist well drained soil, but will grow in most conditions including heavy clay.Native Habitat - Western China, introduced in 1910. Zones 4-7Diseases and Insects - Mites, hawthorn lacebug and fireblight.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Cotoneaster.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Cotoneaster.- Other plants of the species Cotoneaster apiculatus.