February 1, 2023
Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streib's Findling'

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streib's Findling' in Los Angeles, California

Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ or otherwise known as Cotoneaster ‘Streib’s Findling’, Baerberry cotoneaster, Barberry cotoneaster, or Cotoneaster procumbens ‘Streib’s Findling’. It is a mat-forming evergreen shrub, a ground cover. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants and native to central and southern China.

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streib's Findling'
Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ in Los Angeles, California

It has a tiny, ovate, dark green foliage. The leaves could turn purplish in autumn. It produces white flowers in the summer which are followed by red fruits in autumn. The flowers are fragrant and single. Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ is the lowest growing cotoneaster grows to about 30cm or 12in. It is a hardy plant and provides year-round interest in your landscape. In its natural habitat, it grows in mountainous regions and cliffsides.

Plant Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ in the sun or partial shade in any type of soil but well-drained. Propagate Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ by semi-hardwood cuttings. It is easy to maintain but watch out for fireblight, aphids, and brown scale. It does not require much pruning and it is a long-living plant.

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streib's Findling'
Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’

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