Firethorn 'Mohave'

Pyracantha 'Mohave'

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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
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Clay, Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes

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.

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, brown scale, caterpillars, Leaf mining moths & woolly aphids, ti can also suffer from fire-blight & Pyracantha scab.
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