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Hollyberry cotoneaster

Cotoneaster bullatus

This deciduous large shrub has green leaves that turn red & orange in autumn. In early summer it produces small pink flowers that develop into large bright red berries in early autumn.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings in summer.

Special features

Geography

Origin
China (Sichuan)

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Suits beds of informal gardens or wall side borders

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by scale insects & wholly aphids and can suffer from fireblight.

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