How fast does cotoneaster Franchetii grow?

How fast does cotoneaster Franchetii grow?

per year
With an average growth rate, Franchet’s Cotoneaster hedging will normally achieve about 20 – 40cm of growth per year and is perfect for heights of 1-2m.

How quickly does Cotoneaster lacteus grow?

20-40cm per year
Cotoneaster lacteus is of average growing speed and should achieve 20-40cm per year.

Is cotoneaster Franchetii invasive?

This non-native invasive shrub comes in endless varieties and is spread by birds. The plants out-compete native vegetation and can be difficult to eradicate.

How do you grow cotoneaster Franchetii?

Cotoneaster franchetii Franchet’s Cotoneaster

  1. Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay or chalk soils, full sun to full shade and inland, coastal or exposed sites.
  2. Growth Rate: Average growth, expect 20-40cm per year.
  3. Height: Easily maintained at 1-2.5m.

Can cotoneaster Franchetii be grown in pots?

Pot Grown Hedging This hardy evergreen is perfect for coastal areas and full shade. Cotoneaster franchetii works well as a single species hedge.

How do you prune cotoneaster Franchetii?

Cotoneaster franchetti and lacteus hedge plants only require a light trim once a year, after the berries have fallen, whereas Cotoneaster horizontalis requires pruning in late winter or early spring. Cotoneaster simonsii will be at its best at heights between 1-1.

How tall is cotoneaster Lacteus?


Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following
Ultimate Height 12ft (3.7m) Exposed/Windy
Hedge Height 6-10ft (1.8-3m) Damp Shade
Av. Growth/Year* 1-1.5ft (30-45cm) Dry Shade
Wet Sites

Is cotoneaster Lacteus invasive?

Cotoneaster is an invasive plant which out competes native plants but can also be further spread by animals eating the berries it produces. Therefore, it is important to control and eradicate Cotoneaster as soon as it is identified, this can be completed via physical removal or herbicide treatment.

Why is Cotoneaster banned?

These plants are invasive species because they can take over native habitats, such as limestone cliffs (Wall cotoneaster) and heathland. They can form thickets which shade out native species. Some of the displaced species are really quite rare. The seeds of Cotoneasters are viable, so may be spread by birds.

Which is the best cotoneaster?

The best cotoneasters to grow

  • Cotoneaster horizontalis.
  • Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Pink Champagne’
  • Cotoneaster x suecicus ‘Coral Beauty’
  • Cotoneaster x suecicus ‘Juliette’
  • Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Fructuluteo’
  • Cotoneaster dammeri.
  • Cotoneaster ‘Rothschildianus’
  • Cotoneaster franchetii.

Where can I plant Cotoneaster franchetii?

Cotoneaster franchetii is suitable for coastal areas and performs well in exposed sites. See more options for hedging for exposed sites .Cotoneaster franchetii has also been shown to be effective at reducing pollution in heavily trafficked areas, soaking up 20% more toxins than other hedging varieties with its dense, evergreen, hairy leaves.

What is franchets Cotoneaster?

Franchets Cotoneaster is a semi-evergreen shrub with attractive orange berries in autumn. It’s native to China but is a staple plant for low maintenance gardens in the UK. Cotoneaster Franchetii has erect, arching branches of semi-evergreen glossy leaves that measure three centimetres in length.

Is Cotoneaster franchetii good for hedges?

Cotoneaster franchetii is good for hedges up to about 2 metres high. It is often planted in a mixed hedge with the Red Berried Cotoneaster Simonsii for a bit more colour. Browse all of our other varieties of Cotoneaster shrubs & trees.

Where can I buy Cotoneaster shrubs?

Robust with bird-friendly berries, the cotoneaster shrub delivers a world of value. You’ll find a striking variety of cotoneaster plants for sale right here at Nature Hills Nursery. This wide-ranging family includes tall privacy shrubs and showy ground-covering plants. We offer evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous varieties.

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