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Pyracantha koidzumi /Pyracantha

Pyracantha koidzumi  / Pyracantha koidzumi
Heavy branches of berries
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Heavy branches of berries

A mass of berries hanging over a wall

Mass ground cover planting in heavy autumn fruit

Pyracantha trained on a lattice fence

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Scientific Name: Pyracantha koidzumi
Common Name: Pyracantha
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: Dark green leaves make excellent background for the masses of vivid reddish berries that are produced in fall and winter. Use for barrier planting, since it has wicked thorns. Prune in late winter or early spring to keep plants in bounds. Outstanding display is made when mass of this pyracantha is in flower and fruit. Birds will eat the apple-like berries.