Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Cotoneaster conspicuus.
Plants are fairly wind-resistant and can be grown as part of a shelterbelt. The cultivar 'Red Glory' is taller growing than the type species and so would probably be of more use[K].Some cultivars are suitable for growing as a ground cover, the cultivar 'Decorus' has been recommended. 'Flameburst', Red Pearl' and 'Tiny Tim', are also low-growing and would possibly be of use for ground cover[K].
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Cotoneaster conspicuus.
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This species is hardy to about -18°c. Plants are normally of a low growing and spreading habit, though they are sometimes almost prostrate and at other times taller and fairly erect. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. There are a number of named forms selected for their ornamental value.The flowers, when inhaled near to, have an unpleasant smell like decaying fish. They are very attractive to bees whilst the fruit is a good winter food source for many species of birds. The fruit of this species is not very attractive to birds and normally hangs on the bush throughout the winter.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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