Plant Care Common Cotoneaster

Common Cotoneaster


Cotoneaster integerrimus

How to care for Common Cotoneaster


How often to water your Common Cotoneaster

Water needs for Common Cotoneaster
0.5 cups
every 9

Common 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Common Cotoneaster in your home

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

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

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

Common Cotoneaster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Common Cotoneaster

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common 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 Common Cotoneaster after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Common Cotoneaster is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Common Cotoneaster

Common Cotoneaster

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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