About This Plant

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 features an upright, spreading form. The Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster displays small, oval-shaped leaves that turn vibrant shades of red in autumn, adding a splash of colour to the landscape.

The Story

Leaf

The leaves of the Himalayan Tree Cotoneaster are ovate or elliptic, typically measuring 2 to 4 centimetres in length, and are arranged alternately along the branches. The upper leaf surface is dark green and glossy, while the lower surface tends to be paler. The margins are serrated, adding a touch of texture to the foliage. During the autumn season, the leaves turn vibrant shades of red, orange, and purple.

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.
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