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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Light Pink
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Slow
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Understory Planting
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cotoneaster is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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SCARLET LEADER COTONEASTER

Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader'

Buy Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster online. This cultivar of Willowleaf Cotoneaster is an excellent ground cover with glossy dark green leaves. Develops a red-purple winter leaf color.

Mature Height:

3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cotoneaster

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2680

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 11414

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 4184

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4185

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$75.00

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Customer service is beyond par, shipping is FAST, and these plants I have bought are better an bigger than any other so called nursery!! E X C E L L E N T!!!


Jerry
Cache, OK
November 2016

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