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Cotoneaster horizontalis (Wall cotoneaster)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.
Toxic - Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Cotoneaster horizontalis

Other names: Wall cotoneaster, Wall spray, Rock spray

Genus: Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Species: C. horizontalis - C. horizontalis is a small deciduous shrub with small, glossy leaves turning red- orange in autum and pink-flused flowers followed by red berries.


Cotoneaster horizontalis is: Deciduous

Flower: White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Orange-red in Autumn

Habit: Spreading, Arching

Toxicity: Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Scale insects , Woolly aphid , Aphids , Brown scale , Cotoneaster webber moths Scale insects , Woolly aphid , Aphids , Brown scale , Cotoneaster webber moths

Specific diseases: Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Cotoneaster horizontalis (Wall cotoneaster) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Needs some shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Cotoneaster horizontalis

Other names: Wall cotoneaster, Wall spray, Rock spray

Genus: Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Species: C. horizontalis - C. horizontalis is a small deciduous shrub with small, glossy leaves turning red- orange in autum and pink-flused flowers followed by red berries.


Cotoneaster horizontalis is: Deciduous

Flower: White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Orange-red in Autumn

Habit: Spreading, Arching

Toxicity: Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Scale insects , Woolly aphid , Aphids , Brown scale , Cotoneaster webber moths

Specific diseases: Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Cotoneaster horizontalis (Wall cotoneaster) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Needs some shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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