Firethorn Seed

Pyracantha coccinea

£2.00£3.50 inc. VAT

Firethorn or Pyracantha is 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.

Clear

Earn up to 4 Points.

SKU: pycoc1 Categories: , ,

Description

Pyracantha coccinea

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.

Seeds / kg:    c 331,500

Ideal sowing period: Spring

Soil conditions: Most soils but not chalky soils.

Planting instructions:

Mature height: 4m x 4m

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Size

Mini seed Pack (300 seeds approx), 5gm seed pack (1500 seeds approx.)

Genus

Pyracantha

Family

Rosaceae

Flowering Month

May

Colour

cream

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

shrub

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

flowers, fruit

Wildlife

yes

Requires

part shade, sun