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Cotoneaster microphyllus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 751

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cotoneaster microphyllus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE,to 8mm. dia., 1-4
Fruit: RED, glob., to 7mm.
Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
Cotoneaster microphyllus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Cotoneaster microphyllus:
Cotoneaster microphyllus var. , Cotoneaster microphyllus var. , 

Common names for Cotoneaster microphyllus:

Rockspray Cotoneaster,  Rose Box,  Xiao ye xun zi, 


Cotoneaster microphyllus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
40:   Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
597:  Rosaceae


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Germination guide for Cotoneaster microphyllus

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Cotoneaster microphyllus seeds will usually germinate in 180-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cotoneaster microphyllus seeds on the surface of a Acid Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

(3-5 months at 70#F then 3 months in frig)


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