Yukon Belle® Pyracantha

Pyracantha angustifolia 'Monon'

SKU
06770
A hardy evergreen to semi-evergreen shrub prized for its mid-winter color. Abundant white blooms backed by narrow, glossy, dark green foliage are followed by bright orange berries that persist into winter. A favorite nesting spot for birds. Perfect for use as a barrier hedge or screen.
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Botanical Pronunciationpy-ra-KAN-tha an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh
LoreAs a member of the same family as apples, pyracantha berries are quite similar albiet smaller. They're edible, although not particularly tasty and have been used to make jelly and even home made wine.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide, in natural form.
Bloom TimeSpring flowers, followed by bright fall berries.
Design IdeasUse this handsome shrub services primarily as hedging material in areas of difficult climates. It's naturally thorny branches make it a valuable security barrier against intruders and larger animals. Use it for perimeters or as a visual barrier in sideyards. Abundance of bright berries are relished by birds so plants serve a valuable role in habitat gardens. Tolerance of shearing takes on a more formal hedge and plants are highly adaptable to flat wall espalier in the traditional French method. Also well suited to gardens of crafters and flower arrangers who use with winter berries for decorating.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Windbreak, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Grows easily in average, well-drained soil with medium to slightly dry moisture levels. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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