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Cotoneaster dammeri (Bearberry cotoneaster)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
2m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cotoneaster dammeri

Other names

Bearberry cotoneaster

Genus

Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Species

C. dammeri - C. dammeri is a fast-growing evergreen shrub with small, rounded leaves and small white flowers, followed by bright red berries.


Cotoneaster dammeri is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

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

Aphids , Brown scale Aphids , Brown scale

Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Cotoneaster dammeri (Bearberry cotoneaster) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

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

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Cotoneaster dammeri

Other names

Bearberry cotoneaster

Genus

Cotoneaster Cotoneaster

Species

C. dammeri - C. dammeri is a fast-growing evergreen shrub with small, rounded leaves and small white flowers, followed by bright red berries.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

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

Aphids , Brown scale

Specific diseases

Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cotoneaster dammeri (Bearberry cotoneaster) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

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

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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