Plant Care Bearberry Cotoneaster

Bearberry Cotoneaster

About Bearberry Cotoneaster

Bearberry Cotoneaster is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bearberry Cotoneaster likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Bearberry Cotoneaster belongs to the Cotoneaster genus, and is native to Tibet to Central China.

Taxonomy

Cotoneaster dammeri
Cotoneaster
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Bearberry Cotoneaster

💦 Water

How often to water your Bearberry Cotoneaster

Water needs for Bearberry Cotoneaster
0.5 cups
every 9

Bearberry Cotoneaster needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Bearberry Cotoneaster

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Bearberry Cotoneaster in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bearberry Cotoneaster: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bearberry Cotoneaster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bearberry Cotoneaster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bearberry Cotoneaster in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Bearberry Cotoneaster

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bearberry Cotoneaster: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bearberry Cotoneaster after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Bearberry Cotoneaster is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


💦 Water Needs

Bearberry Cotoneaster prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Bearberry Cotoneaster requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Bearberry Cotoneaster does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!


💩 Fertilizer

Bearberry Cotoneaster grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Bearberry Cotoneaster grows along the ground and sends out shoots which will spread across the soil.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Bearberry Cotoneaster can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 5a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.


🌱 Propagation


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Bearberry Cotoneaster

Bearberry Cotoneaster

Bearberry Cotoneaster


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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