Pyracantha coccinea c.s. (Scarlet Firethorn)
* Pyracantha coccinea is a species of Firethorn . The tree has small white flowers. It produces small, bright red berries. The fruit is bitter and astringent, making it inedible when raw. The fruit can be cooked to make jellies, jams, sauces and marmalade. It ranges from southern Europe to western Asia. It is cultivated and introduced to North America as an ornamental plant
The Roseaceae family's drought-tolerant medium evergreen shrub produces an impenetrable hedge that can be utilized for screening, defining property borders, or security. It can reach a height of 18 feet and is erect and rigid. It is effective in bulk plantings and on slopes for erosion prevention. It grows quickly and may be taught to grow against a wall, espalier, or border. It's also a great specimen plant. It is quickly overgrown and will need to be trimmed on a regular basis.
Botanical Name : Pyracantha coccinea c.s.
Common Name : Scarlet Firethorn
Height : 6 – 12 ft
Spread : 6- 12 ft
Germination Info : Germination info: Seed requires 90 days cold moist stratification. ..... Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Hardiness zone : 4-9
Other info : C.S. (Cleaned Seed)
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 11250