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Cotoneaster lacteus Hedge

Late Cotoneaster

From £2.99

A Cotoneaster lacteus hedge has so much to offer, from white flowers in summer, red berries through to winter and dark evergreen foliage with a furry, white underneath. Late Cotoneaster Hedging looks great when pruned into a neat form with weeping stems or left more informal when reaching over walls and fences.

  • Best Features: Dark-green evergreen foliage, white flowers, red berries
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-2m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, normal soil, sheltered or exposed, coastal or inland
  • Also Consider: Instead of Cotoneaster lacteus, take a look at our Red Firethorn (Pyracantha 'Red Column') hedging for another evergreen with red berries
Grouped product items
ImageRoot TypeHeight NowExtra InfoNo Per
Late Cotoneaster 15/30cm Cell grown
Late Cotoneaster 15/30cm Cell grown

Pot Grown
Cell Grown


Min Qty 12

5 to 7






Late Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster lacteus) description

Cotoneaster lacteus hedge plants will welcome wildlife to your garden, as bees, butterflies and birds love the bright red winter berries and clusters of pretty flowers. Late Cotoneaster Hedges will grow well in full sun to partial shade and prefer a normal, well-drained soil.

Common uses for Cotoneaster lacteus hedges

Late Cotoneaster is ideal for neat formal hedging or more relaxed borders.

Combine Late Cotoneaster with

You can plant a Cotoneaster lacteus hedge alone but Late Cotoneaster looks great combined with other hedging shrub varieties.

Growth rate of Late Cotoneaster hedging

Cotoneaster lacteus is of average growing speed and should achieve 20-40cm per year. Late Cotoneaster is ideal for heights between 1-2m.

Care advice for Cotoneaster lacteus

Cotoneaster lacteus pruning is not complicated, it simply requires a light trim once a year around February. Please view the Best4Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Suggested planting density for Cotoneaster lacteus hedging

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

Late Cotoneaster is available to purchase year round as pot grown and cell grown plants.

On the whole, our Late Cotoneaster hedging plants are UK grown under the experienced supervision of our hard-working nursery staff. On the rare occasion that we source Cotoneaster lacteus hedges from outside of the UK we go to every length to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to make sure that your Cotoneaster lacteus plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard, all whilst keeping our prices low. Rest assured, you can buy Late Cotoneaster hedging online with total confidence.

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