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Parney's red clusterberry

Cotoneaster lacteus

Belonging to the Cotoneaster genus, Parney's red clusterberry has a botanical name of Cotoneaster lacteus. The botanical name epithet lacteus means 'milk-coloured'.

Beautiful evergreen shrub with clusters of attractive white flowers followed by long-lasting, brilliant red fruit. Useful as dense hedge or screen, can be trained into a small tree.

Treat as an evergreen - it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Parney's red clusterberry is known for its bushy habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.50 metres (8.12 feet). This plant tends to bloom in late spring.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Parney's red clusterberry is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Parney's red clusterberry have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Parney's red clusterberry

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Pruning Time: Spring after flowering

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Parney's red clusterberry likes a position of full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly.

See our list of companion Plants for Parney's red clusterberry to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Parney's red clusterberry from seed

Transplanting Parney's red clusterberry

Common Parney's red clusterberry problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Parney's red clusterberry plants:

Parney's red clusterberry Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin lacteus meaning “milk-coloured”

Other names for Parney's red clusterberry

Milkflower cotoneaster, Parney cotoneaster

Cotoneaster lacteus (C. parneyi)

Parney's red clusterberry care instructions

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