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Cotoneaster sternianus (Stern's Cotoneaster)

Genus: Cotoneaster.

Species: Cotoneaster sternianus.

Probably Cotoneaster sternianus (Stern's Cotoneaster)(Cotoneaster franchetii var. sternianus), but not 100% sure.

C. sternianus is a large, semi-evergreen shrub with small leaves grey-green above, white-felted beneath. Flowers small, pinkish-white; berries relatively large, bright red, abundant, in small clusters. Makes a good hedge.

Full sun / partial shade.
Flower: Pink and White in Summer
Foliage: Green and Grey/Silver in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Ultimate height: 2.5-4 metres
Ultimate spread: 2.5-4 metres
Time to ultimate height: 10-20 years
Pruning: Pruning group 8 or pruning group 13 for wall-trained specimens
Pests: May be attacked by scale insects and woolly aphids
Diseases: May be subject to fireblight

Photos of this plant

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