February 4, 2023
Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ is a deciduous shrub. It is rather large cotoneaster. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ is native to the Himalayas. It is also known as Cotoneaster ‘Cornubia’, or Cotoneaster x waterferi ‘Cornubia’.

This is a fast-growing shrub. It can grow to 6m or 20ft tall. It has elliptic leaves. The leaves are dark green. It flowers profusely. The flowers are small and white. They are followed by bright red berries. The clusters of flowers appear in summer and the berries in autumn. Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ flowers are not very pleasant smelling. The leaves change colors in autumn. They turn to a bronze color. The berries are very attractive to birds.

Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’
Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

How to grow Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’:

Grow Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in moderately fertile and well-drained soil. It is full hardy. If you plant Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ in the summer or when it is hot, water it well, so it gets established.

Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings. Watch out for aphids, brown scale, or fireblight. Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’ does not need a lot of pruning. Trim it to shape in early spring. In autumn the berries are visible and add a lot of color to your landscape.

Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’
Cotoneaster frigidus ‘Cornubia’

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