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Franchet's Cotoneaster 60/100cm bare root

Cotoneaster franchetii

Franchet's Cotoneaster 60/100cm bare root
(Cotoneaster franchetii) Franchet's Cotoneaster 60/100cm bare rootCotoneaster Franchetii (Franchets Cotoneaster) BerriesCotoneaster Franchetii (Franchets Cotoneaster) Full Hedge

Franchet's Cotoneaster 60/100cm bare root

Cotoneaster franchetii

GBP3.99
Price: 3.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Cotoneaster franchetii is an ornamental evergreen hedge, originating in Central Asia.Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Average Growth Rate
  • Pink Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 3m
  • Has Berries
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay or chalk soils, full sun to full shade and inland, coastal or exposed sites
  • Growth Rate: Average growth, expect 20-40cm per year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1-2.5m
  • Bare root plants are shown in winter dormancy as a single bare root and a bundle for comparison. Please note if ordering 1 x bare root, this will be a single plant not a bundle unless shown as a multibuy item.
 

Product Details
Product Details

Cotoneaster franchetii Hedge Plants Description

Cotoneaster franchetii hedging has sage green leaves with white undersides, five-petalled white flowers tinged with pink in May and June and an abundance of deep orange-red, pearl sized bird-friendly berries in autumn. It is very hardy and suitable for all soils other than very wet and any situation from full sun to dense shade. See also our range of hedging plants for shade.

Trim Cotoneaster franchetii after the berries have fallen. It is an evergreen but some leaves will drop in autumn and it can also take on an autumn colour some years. Cotoneaster franchetii is suitable for coastal areas and performs well in exposed sites. See more options for hedging for exposed sites.Cotoneaster franchetii has also been shown to be effective at reducing pollution in heavily trafficked areas, soaking up 20% more toxins than other hedging varieties with its dense, evergreen, hairy leaves.

The key difference between Cotoneaster franchetii and Cotoneaster lacteus is that franchetii is more erect and does not need the support of a wall or fence. We also stock Cotoneaster horizontalis and Cotoneaster simonsii, but if you're unsure which variety of cotoneaster is right for you, try out our Cotoneaster Hedging Guide.

Please note that in accordance with DEFRA regulations, we are unable to dispatch Cotoneaster franchetii to anywhere outside of the UK Mainland.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

The best advice for pruning Cotoneaster Franchetii is to trim after the berries have fallen. After pruning, plants benefit from mulching and feeding. Use either a general-purpose fertiliser or specialist rose or other high-potassium fertiliser.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern and Southern Ireland.)

It's Quick! - Please note current delivery is 3 - 7 working days! (Some trees can be 7-10 days as standard - see product pages for info.)

Next Day Delivery is Available - We can offer next day delivery on eligible species and sizes for an additional £12 incl VAT. Call 01257 263 873 to find out if your order is eligible.

It's Convenient - no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time)

It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.
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