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Corokia cotoneaster

Wire Nettingbush

Corokia cotoneaster

Care
  1. Lighting The Wire Nettingbush grows best on bright to full sunny spots. If placed in the garden or on the balcony a light shaded place with only a few sunrays per day is also fine.
  2. Soil Regular mixes for container plants, vegetables and herbs can be used pure or mixed with some bird sand or clay granules.
  3. Watering Let the soil dry between the waterings to about 70-80 % of the pots height. If Corokia cotoneaster is placed cool to temperate in winter reduce watering. Avoid overwatering or drying out.
    Wire Nettingbush roots
  4. Feeding When in active growth with standard liquid fertilizer (monthly), spikes or granules (2 to 3 monthly).
    New bought or recently repotted plants don’t need to be fed for the first year.
  5. Temperature To keep Corokia cotoneaster healthy it should be placed cool to temperate during winter at 1 to 15 °C (34 to 59 °F). A minimum of -5 °C (23 °F) will be tolerated for some days but this plant is definitive not hardy.
  6. Propagation Probably stem cuttings.

Corokia cotoneaster

Wire Nettingbush
The Wire Nettingbush is not hardy but can survive short frosty periods with -5 °C (23 °F).

Profile
  1. Scientific name
    Corokia cotoneaster
  2. Common name(s)
    Wire Nettingbush
  3. Family
    Argophyllaceae
  4. Origin
    New Zealand
  5. Height
    Up to 3 m in its natural habitat
  6. Toxic No but not edible.