Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri

bearberry cotoneaster


C. dammeri is a vigorous, prostrate evergreen shrub spreading to 2m, with small, rounded veiny leaves and small white flowers in early summer, followed by bright red berries

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      bearberry cotoneaster

    • Common names

      Cotoneaster humifusa, Cotoneaster humifusus

  • skullToxicity

    Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Wear gloves and wash hands after handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 8

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Ground Cover Banks and Slopes Low Maintenance

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

  • insectPests

    Can get aphids and brown scale

  • microbeDiseases

    May suffer from fireblight