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Cotoneaster adpressus praecox

Also called Creeping Praecox Cotoneaster


Photo courtesy of Vanbelle

Photo courtesy of Vanbelle

More About Cotoneaster adpressus praecox

  • AKA Cotoneaster nan-shan
  • Small, pink flowers
  • Proliferous, red berries in late summer, persist into the winter
  • Small, wavy, glossy, green leaves turn bronzy-red in the fall
  • Graceful, spreading habit will re-root for an effective, ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

Pink,White
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Early 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 some shade. Can be grafted to make into a weeping tree form plant.


Cotoneaster adpressus praecox Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Cotoneaster adpressus praecox

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Rockspray Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster