Cotoneaster acutifolia
Peking Cotoneaster
China

This erect, round-topped shrub makes an excellent hedge.
8-12 feet
Small flowers are white to pinkish
 
The glossy dark-green leaves are the chief attraction - leaves are pointed, 1-2 inches long
Yellow to red fall foliage
 
 
Three-eighths inch black berries ripen in September and persist through mid-winter
San Jose scale
Best used as a hedge, or in groupings
 
 
Hardiest of the Cotoneasters

 

 
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