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Cotoneaster 'Hybridus Pendulus' Tree

Weeping Cotoneaster Trees

from From £49.99 (ex. VAT)
( £59.99 (ex. VAT) inc. VAT)

Cotoneaster Hybridus Pendulus is a small garden tree with long branches that arch down to create a dome of weeping, evergreen branches. The polished, dark green leaves are very small but make a good foil for the white flowers that flourish in June-July and the clusters of red berries that follow in the autumn. Hybridus Pendulus is a wildlife friendly tree as the flowers are popular amongst the bee population and the berries are a treat for the birds, particularly Waxwings, in the winter.

This Weeping Cotoneaster will grow to just 1.5 x 1 metres in 20 years and can also be grown in a pot given the correct care. It tolerates most conditions and soil types, growing particularly well in sun or semi-shade.

AKA Cotoneaster Pendulus, Cotoneaster Pendula, Cotoneaster Salicifolius Pendulus, Cotoneaster Hybridus Pendulus, Weeping Cotoneaster

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Variety Root Type Height Now Form ? Price Qty Basket
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10L pot 120-150cm Top grafted at 120cm £49.99 (ex. VAT)
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10L pot 150-200cm Pruned & Shaped Tree £49.99 (ex. VAT)
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Delivery Timescales

Most deliveries are made within a week of placing the order. Many are despatched within 24 hours of receiving the order, but please allow up to 10 working days to be on the safe side. There is a slightly longer timescale on pleached trees or trees over 2.5m in height (all trees called Standard, Premium Standard, Heavy Standard, Extra Heavy Standard, Mature Trees or Pleached) because we have to group orders together into geographic areas for a specialist haulage contractor to deliver and this takes a bit of scheduling.

Gift trees and other trees required for arrival on a specific date can be accommodated with pleasure and at no extra charge. Although we really don't like to give ourselves wriggle room (because we so rarely need it!), we do have to say that we accept no legal responsibility for late deliveries.

The vast majority of trees are sent on a 'no signature required' basis, so there's no need to be in to receive your order. You can give us instructions on where to leave your delivery either via the checkout or send us a separate email. For some mature or pleached trees we may contact you in advance if the delivery driver needs help getting the tree/trees off the vehicle.

All trees are packed very carefully by our experienced team and delivered using couriers who've been tried and tested over many years.

Our nursery is a busy despatch centre and therefore customers need to make an appointment to collect or view trees.  For collections, despatch charges will be refunded.

Delivery Costs

Smaller trees/bushes have a delivery charge of £7.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands). Medium trees of a height of 1.5-2 metres have a delivery charge of £9.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands). Orders for multiple trees have a single delivery cost of £12.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands).

Mature trees and pleached trees are more expensive to deliver. Cost varies by postcode and is calculated in the check out process. You can buy more than one tree for the same delivery cost, so if you are purchasing a good number of trees it works out to be economical.

Highlands and Islands charges start from £29.95 plus vat and are calculated in the check out process.

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Overseas Destinations

Our courier charges are not viable for just one or two trees, but if you have a larger requirement then please do speak to us and we'll see if we can find a solution.

Planting Advice for Cotoneaster Hybridus Pendulus trees

When planting Cotoneaster trees, such as the Weeping Cotoneaster tree, it is important to prepare the planting area well. Pot grown Cotoneaster trees can be planted at any time of the year. You will need to carry out the following to prepare your planting site.

Firstly, remove all weeds and grass within a metre of your desired planting hole then dig a hole as deep as your root mass and approximately 2x as wide. We recommend digging a square hole as this encourages the roots to grow straight as opposed to around inside the hole. To help your tree establish more effectively, we advise applying root grow (sprinkle in the hole for pot grown trees), especially if you have poor soil. Gently loosen the roots and place into the planting hole.

If your soil is poor, mix 50% of the original soil with 50% high quality compost, fill in the hole and firm around gently. Make sure not to bank the soil up around the collar of the tree as this can cause problems. To see how to use a tree stake and tie, watch our informational how to videos.

Aftercare Advice for Cotoneaster Pendula trees

If you’re planting in dry weather, water well and regularly for the first few months. The same goes for spring and summer planting. Make sure to keep an eye on your young tree and increase watering if there are extended periods of hot or dry weather. If you’re planting in autumn, you may only need to water your tree a little. We also stock a range of irrigation kits, suitable for a variety of planting schemes.

Once planted, it is important to keep the area free of competing weeds and grass for the first couple of growing seasons. Using a glyphosate based weed killer or installing mulch matting and bark chips will aid in this. Do not simply mow the grass around the area as this will only encourage it to grow more vigorously. If you know your area is prone to rabbits, we would advise using a rabbit guard.

Pruning Advice for Weeping Cotoneaster trees

Cotoneaster trees and shrubs do not need a lot of pruning. Just trim any overly long or wayward branches. Any branches that are trailing toward the ground should also be removed as they can take root and form a separate tree. If you want to control the overall size of your cotoneaster tree, it can handle hard pruning. It can either be cut right back, or if you don’t wish to be that severe, remove 1 in every 3 branches, selecting the oldest each time. Pruning can be carried out at any time of year, but the dormant season (autumn to winter) is preferable.

Cotoneaster 'Hybridus Pendulus' Tree (Weeping Cotoneaster Trees) Description

  • Common name: Weeping cotoneaster tree
  • Height and spread in 20 years: 1.5 x 1 metres
  • Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
  • Foliage: Dark, evergreen leaves with white flowers in summer and red berries in autumn
  • Soil: Suited to all soil types