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Pyracantha x 'Mohave'

Common Name(s):
Mohave pyracantha
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

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.

Height:
6-10 ft.
Foliage:
Glossy green, narrow leaves
Flower:
Small white flowers in summer; large reddish orange fruit in late summer to winter
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Form:
Densely branched; upright
Tags:
cpp, fall color, fall interest, fall berries, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1734

Pyracantha x 'Mohave' Fruits
Tirzah, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0