Yukon Belle® Pyracantha

Pyracantha angustifolia 'Monon'

Pronunciation: py-ra-KAN-tha an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #06770
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Quickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide, in natural form.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary
Design Ideas Use 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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Pampas Grass (Cortederia); Weigela (Weigela); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Chokeberry (Aronia)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore As 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.

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