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Pyracantha coccinea


Firethorn

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Family: Rosaceae - Rose
Plant Type: [ ] Tree
[ X ] Shrub [ ] Vine
Average Maximum Height:
Large : [ ] Tree over 75 ft.
[ ] Shrub over 10 ft.
Medium : [ ] Tree 25 - 75 ft.
[ X ] Shrub 4 - 10 ft.
Small : [ ] Tree under 25 ft.
[ ] Shrub under 4 ft.
Spread:
[ X ] Wide : Wider than it is tall
[ X ] Medium : From 1/2 height to equal the height

[ ] Narrow : Less than 1/2 the height
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Foliage: [ ] Deciduous to [ ] Semi-deciduous [ X ] Evergreen

Exposure:
[ X ] Full Sun [ ] Partial Shade [ ] Full Shade

Ornamental Flowers:
[ X ] Yes [ ] No

Flower Color: (If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Red, Rose, Pink [ ] Yellow, Orange
[ X ] White, Cream
[ ] Blue, Lavender, Violet [ ] Other

Primary Time of Bloom (If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Winter
[ X ] Spring [ ] Summer [ ] Fall

Ornamental Fruit: [ X ] Yes [ ] No

Cold Hardy: [ ] 30 deg. F [ ] 20 deg. F [ ] 10 deg. F
[ ] 0 deg. F
[ X ] Below 0 deg. F (-5 deg. F)

Drought Tolerance:
[ X ] Very - Class 1 (once established) [ ] Somewhat - Class 2
[ ] Average - Class 3 [ ] Poor Tolerance - Class 4

Comments: [ ] Fall foliage Color [ ] Coastal Tolerance [ X ] Edible Fruit [ ] Poisonous
[ ] Other

Additional Notes:

Last Updated: 10/22/2014

Contact

Don Schultz
Program Coordinator
Email: donald.schultz@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-660-4023

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