Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth 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- September
Leaf -
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 4-7
Diseases and Insects - Mites, hawthorn lacebug and fireblight.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 84

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- 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.