Emerald Beauty

Technology Description

The new Cotoneaster plant is a result of a breeding program directed by the inventor at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (US) to develop new cultivars of cotoneasters that are resistant to fire blight caused by the pathogen Erwinia amylovora, are compact, and perform well in nursery production and landscapes.

Features & Benefits
The following traits have been repeatedly observed and are determined to be unique to Emerald Beauty. Collectively, these traits distinguish Emerald Beauty from other available cotoneasters.

  • Resistance to fire blight
  • Excellent container production performance that required pruning only at potting
  • Rapid propagation and production that progressed from rooting to shifting in as little as four weeks
  • Improved landscape aesthetics due to improved branching


Plant patent applied for