Peking/Hedge Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster lucidus

$13.00$42.00 + GST

A hardy, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with a rounded, upright form. Features shiny dark green leaves throughout the season, turning to a bright red colour in fall. Valued for this showy fall colour. Small pink blooms in mid-spring, followed by black berries persisting over winter. Typically used as a hedge shrub. Takes shearing/pruning well.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 6 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 5 ft FLOWER Spring, Pink
ZONE 2 FRUIT Ornamental Fruit
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Latin Name: Cotoneaster lucidus
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Screen/Hedge:

Plant at a distance of 2-2.5 ft center to center

Disease/Problems:

Can be prone to disease

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil until established and then can tolerate both dry and moist locations

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot, #5 Pot

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