Home / Topiary #5 ESP Pyracantha aug Yukon Belle/ Firethorn Espalier
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pyracantha augustifolia 'Yukon Belle'
COMMON NAME: Firethorn
GARDEN SIZE: 8-10 ft. x 6-8 ft.
USDA ZONE: 5 to 8
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Average moisture, well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established
HABIT (FORM): Upright branching, dense shrub with spines on leafy shoots
FOLIAGE: Semi-evergreen to Evergreen; Glossy, dark green, leathery leaves
BLOOM TIME: Spring
BLOOM COLOR: White, creamy flowers that bloom on second year growth making way for bright-orange berries
CARE: Prune after blooming, but be selective since this will also remove flowers that will become berries in the fall. Renewal Pruning should be done in early spring, removing 1 to 5 branches to clean the interior. If a reduction in height is desired, perform this task along with renewal pruning.
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