Pyracantha fortuneana 'Graberi'Item #6830 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
Vigorous, upright grower valued for its huge clusters of large red berries that last well into winter. Outstanding espalier on wall or fence. Effective barrier hedge, windbreak. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:py-ra-KAN-tha for-TEW-nee-eyePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring flowers, fall berriesFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasThis tall shrub makes a quick wide screen, hedge or windbreak. Its display of showy red fruit in fall and winter make it an interesting espaliered wall shrub in full sun, where it's dark green foliage can be shown to full effect.Companion PlantsPampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.