Pyracantha koidzumii

Pyracantha, Firethorn

These fast-growing shrubs are grown for their colorful fruit, evergreen foliage, hardiness and ease of care. Clusters of fragrant white flowers mass at the ends of last year's branches. Some types are ground covers, while others can be trained to grow up a wall, fence or trellis. Use as background or screen plants. Birds like the berries. Watch out for stiff sharp thorns. Buy plants in fruit to be sure of berry color. Plants under stress susceptible to fireblight, though disease-resistant varieties are available.
Pyracantha koidzumii, Pyracantha, Firethorn
Red berries ripen in September or October and last well into winter. Prune to control wild growth. Widely used in warm climates. Drops foliage and dies back in cold climates.

Attributes - Pyracantha koidzumii

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 ft. to 12 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates, Wet Soil. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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