Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster

The Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster species is known for its versatility and ornamental value. It typically grows to heights of 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) and has an upright, spreading form.

The Appearance

A large evergreen shrub or small tree with arching branches and small, glossy, dark green leaves. It produces clusters of small white flowers followed by bright red berries.


The Produce

In late spring to early summer, it produces clusters of delicate pink or white flowers that attract pollinators. These flowers give way to small, bright red berries that persist into the winter, providing food for birds and adding seasonal interest to the tree.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of small, white flowers in late spring to early summer.


The Leaves

The upper leaf surface is dark green and glossy, while the lower surface tends to be paler.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and gray when young, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade. Commonly found in gardens and parks.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and insects. The berries are particularly attractive to birds.


The Culture

Popular in ornamental landscaping for its attractive berries and arching growth habit.


Fun Facts

The Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster is known for its resilience and ability to thrive in a variety of soil conditions.

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