Cotoneaster Dammeri- a decorative carpet of evergreen flowers and red berries
Cotoneaster enjoys great popularity because it spreads quickly and is relatively easy-going. It originates from China, but can be found in almost all German gardens and parks. The dwarf medlar grows very densely so that weeds cannot penetrate. It flowers white between May and June. In autumn it produces inedible dark red fruits. The fruits even remain until spring, so that there are colourful accents in the garden even in winter. It is therefore not surprising that this creeping medlar Radicans has found its place in many gardens. Whether your garden is modern or classic, the evergreen loquat can be used anywhere. The beautiful green carpet of creeping medlar is very nice planted in front of a hedge of Photinia or around a group of Buddleja
What to know about the decorative carpet medlar
Cotoneaster, Creeping Medlar are very low maintenance plants. They grow well in any sufficiently nutritious garden soil, which should preferably also be rich in humus. They need a sunny to slightly shady spot. Pruning is not necessary, but can be done to keep the creeping medlar compact and within the border. If you cut back after flowering, you will have many flowers and berries the next year. In the first few years after planting Carpet Medlar / Creeping Medlar Radicans, it is advisable to give extra water in dry conditions. Once established, the Carpet Medlar is very resistant to drought. This makes this creeping loquat even suitable for use under Bäume and shrubs.
Cotoneaster dammeri is a widely praised ground cover
It is therefore not surprising that it is widely used. The woody stems of the creeping medlar are tough and strong and can withstand a lot; you can even walk over the plant to remove weeds or leaves from trees, for example. The evergreen dwarf medlar grows vigorously on slopes and is a pretty sight with its small green leaves and red berries. It requires little care and is very pleasant. Planted in the right place, it will become a permanent feature of your garden. It looks great on slopes and is a highlight in your garden.
Buy Creeping Medlar
For 1 square metre you need about 12 Cotoneaster Dammeri plants. The dwarf loquat plants are pot-grown, which means that the plant can be planted all year round, regardless of the season, as long as it is not freezing at the time of planting.
The Cotoneaster Dammeri plants are pot-grown, so you can use them all year round.