Availability: In Stock Price was: £35.98 Price Now: £29.99 28 Oct, 2011 Suitable for pruning all common varieties, including 'Mohave' 'Red Column' coccinea types and atalantioides. See: Pear (Pyrus spp. If you are choosing a new pyracantha our strong advice would be to select one from the 'Saphyr' series which show significant resistance to both diseases. Variety or Cultivar 'Mohave' _ 'Mohave' is an upright, evergreen, thorny shrub with shiny green ovate leaves. Cause Erwinia amylovora, a bacterium that survives in affected wood of this and many other ornamentals.This is the same fire blight that attacks apple, pear, and other closely related plants. Pruning is usually not needed but, if you need to, shorten long shoots that are not carrying berries, after flowering. That makes it a lot easier to manage - without missing out on the abundance of late spring and early summer flowers, or glossy red autumn and winter berries. Grow pyracantha in moderately fertile soil in full sun to full shade, ideally against a wall or fence. They have spiny branches, shiny - usually dense, tooth-edged - foliage, masses of tiny white flowers in summer and showy red, orange or yellow berries in autumn. More on growing pyracanthas: Pyracantha, also known as firethorn, is a thorny evergreen shrub that produces bright red, orange, or yellow berry-like pomes. In late spring, it bears clusters of white flowers that are followed by a large number of orange-red berries in autumn. Pyracantha - also known as Firethorn - are evergreen shrubs or small trees, of which there are just 7 species. )-Fire Blight. Spring flowers and Autumn / Winter red berries Quantity: 2 x 15cm Pot grown Garden Ready Plants. A hard pruning will mean few flowers the following year, because pyracantha, aka firethorn, flower on last year’s growth. Pyracantha (aka firethorn) is the ultimate multitasking plant; a workhorse shrub capable of stepping into the spotlight and shining, not once, but twice a year. Grow the shrub by transplanting a young pyracantha into your garden. Tie in plants growing on fences or walls to fill their space evenly. Mohave was awarded a Certificate of Preliminary Commendation by the Council of The Royal Horticultural Society, October 1971. Where to Plant. Mohave tolerates dry soils, but prefers sandy loam with a pH of 6.0-6.5. SCAB Scab is a fungal disease which causes black marks on the leaves and berries of pyracantha. Pyracantha rogersiana: evergreen, yellow to orange-red fruit, China, Zone 8 Many of the Pyracantha selections available are hybrids of two or more species, Dirr (2009, p.906-8) lists 30, including the popular 'Mohave' (orange-red fruit) and 'Teton' (yellow-orange fruit). Most varieties will flower the full length of the shoot, so it is possible to prune the shoot back halfway, and still leave plenty of flower bud developing for the following year. Pyracantha 'Mohave' Other names. And by the way, if you want a Pyracantha in a pot, the best choice is a variegated one like P. Mohave Silver - they're smaller than the non variegated ones, but unfortunately slightly less hardy, though usually do fine in Zone 8, which is most of the UK. Name: 2X Pyracantha 'Mohave Red' - Evergreen Wall Shrub. Pyracantha berrying on stem grown the previous year. It usually goes unnoticed on ornamentals such as cotoneaster, hawthorn, and pyracantha. How to Plant Pyracantha. Firethorn Overview. Ultimate height and spread – 13ft x 13ft in about 10 years. How to grow pyracantha. Very good root system and will reward you year on year. Firethorn 'Mohave' Genus. Pyracantha can suffer from two main diseases, scab and fireblight, both are described below. 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