Pyracantha coccinea Orange Charmer - Orange Berry Fruit Hedging
- Orange Charmer produces masses of white flowers in early summer followed by long lasting orange berries in autumn.
- Supplied 30-40cm tall, pot grown for year round planting
- Price Includes VAT
Pyracantha Orange Charmer is a thorny evergreen shrub known as firethorn usually due to the berry fruit colour. They are native to an area from Southwest Europe east to Northern Iran and are related to Cotoneaster.
Pyracantha bear white flowers about June / July and beautiful orange berry fruit for the autumn that will provide food for wildlife during the hard winter months. They can grow up to 6m if left unpruned and the large spines are a natural impenetrable security barrier for gardens. They are valuable ornamental plants due to their decorative flowers and coloured fruit. Heights and spreads are similar - 1.5-3m x 1.5x3m.
Where to Plant
Plant in full sun to partial shade, well-draining, moist soil. They can be drought tolerant when mature. Prune regularly to maintain shape. Pyracantha can grow up to 6m if left unpruned. Make sure you wear good gloves, as the thorns are large and sharp!. Plant 3-5 per metre, single row for hedge.