Pyracantha ‘Yukon Belle’ – Pyracantha angustifolia ‘Monon’


Pyracantha angustifolia ‘Monon’

evergreen shrub

berries in early summer

comes in containers and balled and burlapped

P. angustifolia – Narrow-leafed Firethorn – Orange Firethorn – This dense, bushy shrub from Southwestern China grows 10-12′ feet tall and wide. It produces narrowly oblong, dark green, shiny leaves, to 2″ long, gray downy undersides. From late spring to mid summer it bears small white flowers held in corymbs of up to 30.Flowers are followed by orange-yellow berries, 3/8″ across, which persist for most of winter.

Grow in fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Where marginally hardy, shelter from cold, drying winds. Trim hedges in early to mid summer. In spring remove old fruit clusters to make way for new growth.

Zones 4-8