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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants

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Franchet Cotoneaster hedging

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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants make for a tough, evergreen shrub displaying small, oval leaves on arching branches. Franchet Cotoneaster is suited to coastal sites and heavy shade, and provides year-round interest, with grey-green foliage, blush white flowers and orange berries.

  • Best Features: Sage-green evergreen foliage, orange berries, wildlife friendly, summer flowers, year-round interest
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1m - 2m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Most normal or moist (not wet) soils, sunny to full shade, sheltered or exposed, inland and coastal
  • Also Consider: Cotoneaster lacteus for big bunches of red berries and larger, glossy green foliage than Franchets Cotoneaster hedging
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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants (Franchet's Cotoneaster) description

This evergreen hedging is perfect for exposed sites, coastal or inland, and grows well in any but very wet soils. In extremely cold winters, some of the foliage from your Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants may turn autumnal shades before falling; however, they will generally stay fully evergreen, providing a good screen and windbreak. Unlike some other varieties of Cotoneaster hedging, such as Horizontalis, Franchets Cotoneaster has an upright habit and is self-supporting. Cotoneaster franchetii makes a great habitat for wildlife, mainly birds, who feed on the orange winter berries that also provide seasonal interest.

Common uses of Franchet's Cotoneaster hedging

Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants are easily maintained in a neat shape for formal hedging, but look equally as appealing when left slightly bushy, working well for garden and landscape hedging alike. Being an evergreen variety, Cotoneaster franchetii also makes a great privacy screen hedge and windbreak, whilst muffling noise pollution such as loud roads.

Combine Cotoneaster hedging with

When grown alone, Franchets Cotoneaster hedging creates a dense, effective and attractive feature, without the need for companion plants to provide added impact.

Growth rate of Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants

With an average growth rate, Franchets Cotoneaster hedging will normally achieve about 20 - 40cm of growth per year and is perfect for heights of 1-2m.

Care advice for Cotoneaster hedging

This is a fairly low maintenance variety, with Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants only requiring a light trim once the berries have fallen. Take a look at our Hedging Advice page for more information on how to care for your Franchets Cotoneaster hedging.

Suggested planting density for Franchet's Cotoneaster hedging

For information on planting density specific to Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants, please see the product table below. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Our Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants are available year-round as Pot Grown plants, or from November to late April/early May, they can be purchased as Bare Roots.

Our Cotoneaster hedging is UK grown by horticultural experts with a comprehensive understanding of nursery growing. Very rarely, we do find it necessary to source plants from nurseries outside of the UK; when this occurs, we ensure the overseas suppliers that we use are unbeaten on quality. At Best4hedging, we strive to make certain that your Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants are delivered in the freshest condition and that they are the highest quality, whilst protecting our low prices. You can buy Franchets Cotoneaster hedging online with total confidence in the standard of service and products you will be receiving.

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Feedback for Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants has been compiled from 4 customer reviews

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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants

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Plants look great
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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants

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Looked half dead but I will see if it survives.
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Cotoneaster franchetii hedge plants

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Plants were delivered remarkably quickly. Some very minor damage as the boxes were dropped over a 5 foot side-gate. Good price. Only time will tell if they are satisfactory in producing a hedge.
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These were taller than expected. They looked poorly when they arrived but I contacted the company and they explained they would be fine
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