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Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus

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A rare, semi-evergreen native of China, Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var meiophyllus has large, oval, leaves which are tinged with pink when young, before turning dark green as they age. In autumn it has large clusters of shiny, small, bright red fruit which ripen late and last well into winter.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£9.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
Habit: Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var meiophyllus grows to be a large branching shrub.
Height: up to 5 m (16 ft).
Spread: 5 m (16 ft).

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Description

Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus. This rare Cotoneaster is evergreen. The dark green leaves are elliptic and arranged alternately on the stem with visible petioles. It produces corymbs of white five-petaled, star-like flowers from June to July, followed by large clusters of red berries in autumn.

Cultivation

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

Specimen tree, year round foliage interest, flowers and autumn berries.

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Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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