Need Help?
The Sooner Promise of Satisfaction Share Us & Earn Sooner Rewards Save $$$ Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction Rated Top 5 for Quality and Satisfaction
 
Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Cotoneaster adpressus Tom Thumb TOM THUMB COTONEASTER
Image Property of Sooner Plant Farm

Image Property of Sooner Plant Farm



Plant Characteristics

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

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.

Interesting Notes

Nothing to display.

No Average Avg. Customer Rating:
(0 reviews)

View/Submit Reviews  

TOM THUMB COTONEASTER

Cotoneaster adpressus 'Tom Thumb'

Buy Tom Thumb Cotoneaster online. A dense creeping plant forming a low mound to 18 inches tall with bright dark green foliage. Dark red ¼ inch fruit in early fall. A beautiful ground cover spreading 4 to 6 feet.

Mature Height:

18 Inches

Mature Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

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.

Purchase TOM THUMB COTONEASTER Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2298

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(21 units available now - G)

Standard Package




$35.00

Add to Cart

3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4186

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(298 units available now - SG)

Standard Package




$75.00

Add to Cart
   
 

Sooner Help Zone

Quote of the Day

“Blessed are those that trust in the Lord... They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they go right on producing delicious fruit. - Jeremiah 17:7-8”

Customer Testimonials

Plant arrived in NY state in very good condition with even one bloom on it when opened. Thank you for a great product.


Regine
Oneonta, NY
August 2014

Merchant Services