Scientific Name: Cotoneaster acutifolius Form: Round
Common Name:Peking cotoneasterTexture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pubescent, Ovate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), White, Pink, May
Fruit: Pome, Red, Black, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Espalier, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Sheared hedge, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Popular hedge plant; leaves ovate to elliptic, dull green, pubescent on both sides early in season, to 5 cm long; flowers small, 5-petaled, white flowers with tinges of pink bloom in spring; fruit slowly changing from green to red to black by fall, persistent.