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Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' was raised at the Rothschild Exbury estate before 1933 and remains one of the finest small, semi-evergreen trees. It has pretty white flowers in early to mid summer followed by enormous crops of bright red berries later in the year, even on young plants.

A splendid small tree.

Supplied Sizes: 3L & 7.5L containers (60-80 cm & 150-180cm tall)

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Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
7.5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' grows to be a very large shrub or small branching tree once established.
Height: 6 m (20 ft).
Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
Notes: This plant is also known as Cotoneaster x watereri 'Cornubia'

Plant Finder: about Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

Common names



Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ (Cotoneaster). White flowers are carried in clusters in early summer with dark green foliage, then followed by large, pendent clusters of decorative, bright red-orange fruits.


They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer full sun, but the evergreens will do well in either sun or semi-shade.

Interest and use


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Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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