Cotoneaster frigidus at Roath Park Pleasure Garden

Cotoneaster frigidus 0

Cotoneaster frigidus
February 2015

Cotoneaster frigidus 1

Cotoneaster frigidus
early June 2015

Grid reference ST 18542 78788
Common name Himalayan tree cotoneaster
Origin Himalaya
Deciduous Yes
Status Glamorgan Champion 2014
Height 11M February 2015
Girth 185cm February 2015
Reference 111

This tree is to be seen by the boundary wall of Roath Park House and the Pleasure Garden.

Cotoneaster frigidus bark

Cotoneaster frigidus bark
February 2015

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit
February 2015

Cotoneaster frigidus flower

Cotoneaster frigidus flower
late June 2015

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit2

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit
early August 2015

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit3

Cotoneaster frigidus fruit
mid September 2015

General tree description

Cotoneaster figidus can grow to 15 metres in height. Its bark is pale grey and scaly and it has bright green elliptical leaves, 6 to 12 cm in length. White flowers are followed by bunches of bright red berries in autumn, persisting into winter if not eaten by birds.