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

£17.99

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: 6ft
Spread: 5ft
Time to prune: June to July

Description

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 wel-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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