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Cotoneaster Franchetii 40-60cm

Cotoneaster Franchetii 40-60cm

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Cotoneaster franchetii, commonly known as Franchet's cotoneaster, is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub. The leaves are small, elliptical, dark green with a glossy appearance. In late spring to early summer, the shrub produces small, white to pale pink, five-petaled flowers that are clustered together. These flowers are attractive to pollinators like bees and butterflies. After flowering producing small, bright red to orange-red berries in the fall. These berries are often retained on the shrub through the winter and provide food for birds.

Using bareroot specimens is a cost-effective alternative to pot grown plants and allows the plants to establish their root systems before the growing season starts.

This is a BARE ROOT plant which can be planted during dormant months, usually November until March. Dispatch date varies from year to year as plant can only be lifted when dormant. This plant has exposed roots and must be planted once received. 

Characteristics: Semi-evergreen, bush

Plants per metre: Recommended 3 per lm

Growth Rate: 0.3m average per year

Ideal Maintained Height: 1-2m high


Picture 1 By A. Barra - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2893031

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