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I have cotoneaster in my yard. It seems to grow randomly. I would like to encourage horizontal growth to resembling Japanese pines  Not bonsai but as pines are shaped in Japan. Layering 


  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 16,556

    You need to grow this one, if you have an upright one, no amount of pruning will make it grow flat.

    Cotoneaster Horizontalis


    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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