For an attractive, semi-evergreen shrub with an upright habit, plant a Cotoneaster simonsii hedge. Himalayan Cotoneaster provides pretty white flowers in summer as well as large scarlet berries and dark green foliage. In autumn, the leaves of Cotoneaster simonsii are tinted with red for a warm seasonal glow. Originating from the Himalayas, Cotoneaster simonsii can withstand cold weather and will retain most of its leaves in all but the harshest of winters.
With an attractive herringbone pattern, Cotoneaser Simonsii makes an attractive wall cover. Himalayan Cotoneaster prefers a sunny site with normal, well-drained soil.
Himalayan Cotoneaster is an upright hedging plant that can be pruned into a neat, formal hedge. The white flowers that appear in summer are a favourite with bees so Cotoneaster simonsii is ideal for wildlife friendly hedging.
Try mixing Himalayan Cotoneaster with Cotoneaster franchetii for a vibrant combination of red and orange berries.
Cotoneaster simonsii is ideal for hedging between 1-1.5m. Himalayan Cotoneaster has an average growth rate of 20-40cm per year.
When planted properly most hedges need little attention - view our hedge planting advice here. Trim your Cotoneaster simonsii hedge to shape in February and if necessary, prune any unruly growth after flowering. A good tip - Don't forget to feed your Cotoneaster hedges after planting - view our hedge care advice section for more information.
For information on planting density relating to Cotoneaster simonsii, 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.
We have fantastic quality pot grown Himalayan Cotoneaster hedge plants available to buy year round.
The bulk of our Cotoneaster simonsii hedging plants are UK grown by our hands-on experts who have years of nursery growing experience. On the rare occasion that we source Himalayan Cotoneaster hedging from outside of the UK we endeavour to make certain that our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest condition Himalayan Cotoneaster hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Cotoneaster hedging plants online with complete confidence.