Cotoneaster salicifolius

Cotoneaster salicifolius
Cotoneaster salicifolius

Plant type

Ground covers

Common name
Cotognastro a foglia di salice


Family
Rosaceae


Tag

    Habitus

  • Ground covers

    Sun Exposition

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Crown Shape

  • Prostrate

    Flower Colour

  • White

    Flowering Period

  • 06-June

    Climatic Zone

  • 8

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Origin: China

Botanical characteristics: It is an evergreen shrub up to 5 mt high with drooping branches and an upright habit. Its lanceolate leaves are dark green, up to 10 cm long. They turn red in autumn. The abundant summer bloom consist of white flowers gathered in little bunches that are followed by bright red shiny spherical fruit.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is suitable for any well-drained soil. It is resistant to drought and can survive in sun or partial shade.

Use: It is excellent for mixed hedges.