How to grow Cotoneaster lacteus

Cotoneaster lacteus growing shrub‎ of the genus Cotoneaster also known as Late cotoneaster, Cotoneaster lacteus perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant or bonsai, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-9.

Leaves color green to dark green in ovate shape.

Cotoneaster lacteus flower

Flower color white, small flowers have 5 petals and the flowers grow in clusters.

Fruit not edible the fruit color is red, the small and grow in autumn.

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Requirements for Cotoneaster lacteus growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, scale

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White small flowers have 5 petals and the flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Cotoneaster lacteus

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