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5 Pyracantha 'Red Cushion' / Firethorn 'Red Cushion' 15-20cm Tall In 9cm Pots


5 Firethorn / Pyracantha Coccinea 'Red Cushion'

15-20cm Tall In 9cm Pots


This easy to grow evergreen shrub has many uses in the garden, from a free-standing specimen to hedging, where its thorny stems help to deter intruders.


Growing Details

Common Name: Firethorn
Genus: Pyracantha
Species: coccinea
Cultivar: 'Red Cushion'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light
Height: 5ft
Spread: 5ft
Spacing: 3 Plants Per Metre



Small creamy white flowers appear in early summer, followed by masses of bright orange-red berries. Grow in a sunny or partially shaded spot in well-drained soil. Trim hedging from early to mid-summer. Wall-trained shrubs should be cut back after flowering in mid-summer. Shorten lateral shoots to two to three leaves from the base to expose the developing berries.

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