General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Clusters of small, orange-red berries.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Firethorn

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Location: Botanical Garden Copenhagen
Date: 2016-12-04
Location: Botanical Garden Copenhagen
Date: 2016-12-04
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