Pruning: it is done in spring, before flowering, eliminating the oldest branches; during the growing season it is advisable to pinch the shoots leaving 1-2 leaves. The wire can be applied at any time of the year, although it is inadvisable to do so during flowering.
Exposure: the cotoneaster particularly likes sunny positions, even in summer. It does not fear the cold. Watering: the soil must be kept constantly humid, supplying water frequently and avoiding water stagnation; in summer the cotoneaster also bears short periods of drought (one or two days). Every 10-15 days add bonsai fertilizer to the watering water, from March to October.
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Land: it has no particular soil requirements, any land for bonsai is fine; If desired, the soil can be prepared by mixing one part of peat, two parts of sand and three parts of clay.
It is repotted every 2-3 years, possibly in spring, by pruning the roots a little. Multiplication: by seed in spring, using the fruits of the previous year left to wither during the winter in a container filled with dry sand. Cuttings can be taken in autumn, they must be rooted in a container filled with sand and peat in equal parts, to be kept until spring at mild temperatures.Pests and diseases: sometimes aphids and scale insects ruin the youngest shoots.