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Cotoneaster acutifolius

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Cotoneaster acutifolius

  • Small, whitish-pink flowers
  • Blue-black fruits in late summer, sometimes persist into the winter
  • Dull green leaves turn yellow-orange-red in the fall
  • Upright, slightly spreading habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

3-4

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Peking Cotoneaster Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant will tolerate many types of soil i.e rocky or dry, but not moist, low areas. It grows best in full sun and will tolerate very light shade.


Cotoneaster acutifolius Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Cotoneaster acutifolius

Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Cotoneaster lucidus

Cotoneaster lucidus

Hedge Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster divaricatus

Cotoneaster divaricatus

Spreading Cotoneaster