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Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus' ( Tibetan cotoneaster 'Decorus')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus'

Other names

Tibetan cotoneaster 'Decorus'

Genus

Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Variety or Cultivar

'Decorus' _ 'Decorus' is a mid-sized, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark-green leaves. It has arching branches and bears small white flowers in summer followed by red berries in autumn.


Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching

Toxicity

Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects , Woolly aphid Scale insects , Woolly aphid

Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus' ( Tibetan cotoneaster 'Decorus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in full sun or partial shade. Can survive dry conditions but prefers 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus'

Other names

Tibetan cotoneaster 'Decorus'

Genus

Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Variety or Cultivar

'Decorus' _ 'Decorus' is a mid-sized, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark-green leaves. It has arching branches and bears small white flowers in summer followed by red berries in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching

Toxicity

Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects , Woolly aphid

Specific diseases

Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus' ( Tibetan cotoneaster 'Decorus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in full sun or partial shade. Can survive dry conditions but prefers 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Cotoneaster - sudden death

After an autumn/winter well laden with berries and a spring which saw masses of little white flowers, my Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus' has suddenly appeared to die. It doesn't seem to be beset… read more

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