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Pyracantha

Common name: Firethorn

Pyracantha is a pretty shrub with attractive flowers and magnificent red, yellow or orange berries in autumn and winter. It is often trained against a wall or fence. It also makes an excellent evergreen hedge.

Growing guide

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Useful advice

Fireblight

Fireblight

Pyracantha leaf-mining moth

Pyracantha leaf-mining moth

Pyracantha scab

Pyracantha scab

Woolly aphid

Woolly aphid

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