Habitat & Distribution of:
Cotoneaster simonsii
Himalayan Cotoneaster, Simons Cotoneaster

Author

Hort. ex Baker

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Origin and Habitat

Species Type:

Shrub

Origins & Spread:

Himalayas, Assam

Maximum Height:

Extra small - under 10 feet

Species Growth Rate:

Moderate to Fast - 24 to 36 inches per year

Longevity :

Moderately Short - 40 to 60 years

Plant Shape:

Rounded


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Foliage Identification of:
Cotoneaster simonsii
Himalayan Cotoneaster, Simons Cotoneaster

Foliage Duration:

Evergreen, Partially Deciduous

Foliage Period:

All year

Foliage Type:

Simple

Foliage Size:

2cm

Foliage Shape:

having an elongated form with approximate parallel sides.;resembling and egg in outline (see also obovate).

Foliage Arrangement:

Alternate Positioned singly at different heights on the stem; one leaf occurring at each node.

Foliage Color:

Dark Green

Fall Colour:

Dark Green

Notes:

Leaves typically 2 cm long, broadest near the middle, sometimes rather rhomboid, over 15 mm long. Shrub, growth form is like a small tree, not a low or rock-hugging plant like other Cotoneasters. Leaves have a silky feel with appressed hairs above and below.


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Flower identification details


Flower Color:

White;Light Pink

Flower Shape:

Flower Showiness:

Flowering Bonsai;Showy

Flowering Period:

Spring

Flower notes:

White to LightPink flowers in groups of 2-4 in Spring.


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Fruit Identification Information

Fruiting Period:

Summer

Fruit Size:

Small - 0.5 to 1.50cm

Fruiting Habit:

Prolific

Fruit Type:

Pome

Fruit Color:

Red

Fruits Ripens:

Fruit notes:

Fruits in groups of 2-4, less than a cm long and .75cm wide Pome held on to the branch nodes buy 3-4cm long stems.


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Stem Identification Information:


Bark Colour:

Dark Brown;Light Green

Bark Texture:

Rough;Smooth

Bark notes:


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