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Firethorn 'Mohave'

Pyracantha 'Mohave'

Also known as

Firethorn

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

2.8m

2.5m

Min

2m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Firethorn 'Mohave' Overview

This upright evergreen shrub has thorny stems and bears shiny green leaves. In late spring it produces clusters of white flowers that develop into large clusters of orange-red berries in autumn

Common problems with Firethorn 'Mohave'

How to harvest Firethorn 'Mohave'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Firethorn 'Mohave'

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings.

Seed

Special features of Firethorn 'Mohave'

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Hedge plant

Other uses of Firethorn 'Mohave'

This low maintenance shrub can be used for hedging or screens. It is drought tolerant once established and can be grown along walls & trellises. Pollution resistant it is a good choice for roadside borders in urban settings.