|Scientific Name||Pyracantha spp|
|Principal Common Name||Firethorn|
|Description||Mostly thorny evergreen shrubs that can grow to 20 ft tall. There are seven species and all have white flowers and either red, orange or yellow berries. They flower late spring, develop fruit in late summer reaching full color glory in late autumn.|
|Nativity||Southeastern Europe, Southeast Asia|
|Height Range||8 - 20 FT|
|Spread Range||5 - 15 FT|
|Sunset Zones||3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|USDA Zones||5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Soil Preferences||Any : Dry : Well-drained|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Berries : Color : Cut Flower : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Form : Shape : Speciman : Thorns : Topiary Plant - Clipped : Winter Interest|
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