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Corokia cotoneaster (Wire-netting bush)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Corokia cotoneaster

Other names

Wire-netting bush

Genus

Corokia Corokia

Species

C. cotoneaster - C. cotoneaster is a tender to frost-hardy, rounded, densely-branching, evergreen shrub with tiny, broadly ovate, dark green leaves and, from late spring to early summer, small, fragrant, star-shaped, bright yellow flowers followed by oblong, red or yellow fruit.


Corokia cotoneaster is: Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Branching

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring; Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8. Tolerates hard pruning to restrict growth.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


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Where to grow

Corokia cotoneaster (Wire-netting bush) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Hedging/Screens, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders, Banks and Slopes, Architectural, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in a sunny, sheltered site away from cold, drying winds. In cold areas, overwinter indoors or protect with a thick, dry winter mulch.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Corokia cotoneaster

Other names

Wire-netting bush

Genus

Corokia Corokia

Species

C. cotoneaster - C. cotoneaster is a tender to frost-hardy, rounded, densely-branching, evergreen shrub with tiny, broadly ovate, dark green leaves and, from late spring to early summer, small, fragrant, star-shaped, bright yellow flowers followed by oblong, red or yellow fruit.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Branching


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring; Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8. Tolerates hard pruning to restrict growth.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corokia cotoneaster (Wire-netting bush) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Hedging/Screens, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders, Banks and Slopes, Architectural, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in a sunny, sheltered site away from cold, drying winds. In cold areas, overwinter indoors or protect with a thick, dry winter mulch.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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