Cotoneaster Flowering Bonsai Starter Tree
Cotoneaster has it all! Gorgeous little dark green leaves, pink flowers, red berries, stunning autumn colour and fine branch structure. One of the most beautiful and interesting species for Shohin Bonsai. In every season the Cotoneaster will guarantee to delight it's owner by doing something interesting.
These field grown plants will vary from one to another. Our picture shows one of our stock selected at random. Sorry but at this low price we cannot photograph individual examples. Most have trunks close to finger thickness, some are multi stemmed. Picture shows plant in early spring just prior to leaf flush and flowering.
Ideal for developing into small bonsai, accent plants, planting on rocks or growing on in open ground to develop trunk thickness.
Latin name: Cotoneaster horizontalis
Frost hardy: Yes at least -20C
Watering: Water well in summer
Fertilizer: Green Dream Bonsai Fertiliser 3 or 4 times yearly
Re-potting: Infrequent, mature trees repot 2-3 years late March
Winter protection in U.K: None required
Wiring: Yes, in winter.
Soil type: Kaizen Bonsai No2
Approximate size: 12" high above the pot and 20" wide.
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