shrub, groundcover

Cotoneaster apiculatus | Cranberry Cotoneaster

Grow Cranberry Cotoneaster as a shrub, mounding groundcover or bank cover. Leaves are small and round, dark green, turning deep red in fall. Reddish orange fruit that look similar to large cranberries appear in fall. Accepts most any soil, even poor soil, as long as it is well drained. Canopy coverage: 28 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 6 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: white, pink

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds