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botanical name:
Cotoneaster franchetii
Cotoneaster franchetii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Franchet's Cotoneaster, Coral Pearls
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Evergreen or semi-evergreen with arching stems carrying oval, grey-green leaves with bloomy white undersides. Small pink-tinged white flowers in early summer followed by prolific orange-red fruits.

cultivation:
Any soil in sun or part shade. Very tolerant.

propagation:
From seed, by cuttings or layering

usage:
Good for hedging

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