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Firethorn

Pyracantha angustifolia

Also known as

Narrowleaf Firethorn, Orange Firethorn, Yellow Firethorn

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.5m

Max

3m

1m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Firethorn Overview

This is a dense shrub with graceful, horizontal branches which will grow about 3m or more. The leaves are narrow, oblong and dark green about 5cm long and with grey downy undersides. The flowers will bloom in clusters of small white blooms from late spring to early summer.

Common problems with Firethorn

How to propagate Firethorn

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Special features of Firethorn

Hedge plant

Other uses of Firethorn

Wall or trellis, ornamental fruit. Suitable for coastal conditions.