Corokia cotoneaster

Wire Nettingbush

Corokia cotoneaster

Care

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.

Soil

Regular mixes for container plants, vegetables and herbs can be used pure or mixed with some bird sand or clay granules.

Wire Nettingbush roots

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.

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.

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.

Propagation

Probably stem cuttings.

Wire Nettingbush

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

Profile

Scientific name

Corokia cotoneaster

Common name(s)

Wire Nettingbush

Family

Argophyllaceae

Origin

New Zealand

Height

Up to 3 m in its natural habitat

Toxic

No but not edible.

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