Pyracantha coccinea

Firethorn, Pyracantha

Family: Rosaceae Rose

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Erosion control, espalier, massing, seashore
Height 6' to 15' / 1.80m to 4.60m
Spread 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Orange, red, yellow
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive