Pyracantha x 'Mohave'
- Common Name(s):
- Mohave pyracantha
Introduced by US National Arboretum this shrub boasts dark green foliage with upright branches. Highly valued for its huge masses of bright red-orange berries that create a spectacle of fall color. Though it is an early fruiting variety, the showy berries have low bird appeal.. An excellent evergreen hedge, screen or accent.
Wildlife Value: Particularly resistant to damage by deer.
Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: Has good disease resistance.
- 6-10 ft.
- Glossy green, narrow leaves
- Small white flowers in summer; large reddish orange fruit in late summer to winter
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Densely branched; upright
NCCES plant id: 1734