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Cotoneaster frigidus "Fructu Luteo"


 
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:07 pm    Post subject: Cotoneaster frigidus "Fructu Luteo" Reply with quote

This is Cotoneaster frigidus "Fructu Luteo" commonly known as the Himalayan tree cotoneaster.


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Cotoneaster frigidus "Fructu Luteo" facts and information.


This large shrub/small tree which is a native of Asia can grow to an ultimate height of approx 6 metres (20ft); with a crown spread of approx 6 metres (20ft).
Often producing multiple trunks, it can however be trained into a single stem which is more tree-like.
Large semi-evergreen leaves and cream clusters of flowers in summer are topped off by bunches of yellow berries from late summer to late autumn.
Cotoneaster frigidus "Fructu Luteo" is frost hardy, and thrives in free draining soil which receives sun to partial shade.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:17 pm    Post subject: Tree cotoneaster Reply with quote

I have not yet seen 'fructo-lutea', but I have grown the red fruited cotoneaster frigidus from seed. Its easy to grow, quick growing and beautiful, especially when in fruit. However, it sometimes needs a little encouragement with the secateurs to make it into a tree. Highly recommended.
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