Willowleaf Cotoneaster Cotoneaster salicifolius

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Botanical Name:

Cotoneaster salicifolius

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Cotoneaster

Species:

salicifolius

Common Name:

Willowleaf Cotoneaster

Lot#:
9101
Seeds Per Pound:
50,000
Quantity:
0.85 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
108
Germination:
99%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
12 feet
Collection Locale:
Hungary
Crop Year:
1991
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 0.85 lb
Prices
  • COTONEASTER salicifolius

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
15.52
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 1-2 hours and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: acid treatment should be tested on a small sample, before subjecting the entire seed lot.
In a Nutshell:
* The bark of the willow-leaved cotoneaster is gray-brown, its stems are thin, and its root system is sparse. The leaves are alternate, simple, long, lanceolate , dark green and resemble those of willow trees (thus the common name), and have fine gray hairs on their undersides.
* Shiny dark-green evergreen leaves, "flowers generally stinky" (Dirr); grown mainly for its bright red fruit, to 1/4 inch wide, which may last through winter; native to western China.
* The scientific name 'salicifolius', described by the botanist Franchet , means 'with leaves like willows' (see: Genus Salix ). During the colder months, they turn maroonish in color. In June it bears many flowered, compound corymbs of white, 5-6 mm flowers .
* The fruit grow as small, showy, apple -like, red pomes , ripening in September to October, and enduring into the winter. more...
Usda description:

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