Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia'
(Evergreen Cotoneaster Tree) Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' was raised at the Rothschild Exbury estate before 1933 and remains one of the finest small, semi-evergreen trees.
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Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' was raised at the Rothschild Exbury estate before 1933 and remains one of the finest small, semi-evergreen trees. It has pretty white flowers in early to mid summer followed by enormous crops of eye-catching, bright red berries later in the year, even on quite young plants.
A small tree once established, Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' is also very useful for screening as it is densely branching and can be pruned to size if required.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: June.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
- Habit: Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia' grows to be a very large shrub or small branching tree once established.
- Height: 6 m (20 ft).
- Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
- Notes: This plant is also known as Cotoneaster x watereri 'Cornubia'
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (4m - 8m), Shrub - Large (3m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Site: Windy
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Fruit - Ornamental, Wildlife Friendly - Birds, Screening/Hedge