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Latin Name: Pyracantha coccinea
Forestart Reference: PYCOC1

A large evergreen shrub that is valued for its outstanding display of red autumn berries. These are produced from the white flowers that appear in spring. Its dark green leaves are augmented by sharp thorns which when used as a boundary plant provide an effective security barrier.

Common name: Firethorn
Native: Southern Europe and Caucasus.
Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 3m x 2m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant requires 29 weeks stratification treatment.
Germinal seeds / kg: 130000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils but not chalky soils.
Planting instructions:
Mature height: 4m x 4m

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