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Hedge Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster lucidus
Leaves of Hedge Cotoneaster
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Bacterial Disease

Environmental Damage


Spider mites,scale insects, fireblight, leaf spots, and canker.
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 6 
Mature Height: 6-10 Feet
Mature Width: 6-10 Feet
Features: Small, pale pink flowers in spring; summer leaves are lustrous; small, black fruit in late summer and autumn; autumn color is a combination of yellow, orange and red.
Culture: Full sun; prefers a moist, well-drained soil, but can tolerate dryness; tolerates alkaline soil, somewhat tolerant of salt.
Mature Form: Upright and rounded
Native To: Asia
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Tolerance: SaltSalt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Orange
Red
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: Branches low to the ground so it can be used as a hedge or screen.

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