Cotoneaster apiculatus/Cranberry Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster apiculatus / Cotoneaster apiculatus
Colorful foliage in late summer
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Colorful foliage in late summer

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Scientific Name: Cotoneaster apiculatus
Common Name: Cranberry Cotoneaster
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a low-grawing sprawling shrub that makes an excellent tall ground cover on slopes and growing in raised planters where stems can hang over the edges of the planter. Produces small, glossy leaves, pink flower buds opening into pinkish white flowers. Red, glossy berries mature in late August