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Pyracantha 'Mohave' (Firethorn 'Mohave')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
2.8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pyracantha 'Mohave'

Other names

Firethorn 'Mohave'

Genus

Pyracantha Pyracantha

Variety or Cultivar

'Mohave' _ 'Mohave' is an upright, evergreen, thorny shrub with shiny green ovate leaves. In late spring, it bears clusters of white flowers that are followed by a large number of orange-red berries in autumn.


Pyracantha 'Mohave' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Toxicity

The seeds may cause mild stomach upsets if ingested.

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Brown scale , Caterpillars , Leaf mining moths , Woolly aphid Aphids , Brown scale , Caterpillars , Leaf mining moths , Woolly aphid

Fireblight , Pyracantha scab Fireblight , Pyracantha scab

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Pyracantha 'Mohave' (Firethorn 'Mohave') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile soil in sun or part shade. Tolerates air pollution.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Pyracantha 'Mohave'

Other names

Firethorn 'Mohave'

Genus

Pyracantha Pyracantha

Variety or Cultivar

'Mohave' _ 'Mohave' is an upright, evergreen, thorny shrub with shiny green ovate leaves. In late spring, it bears clusters of white flowers that are followed by a large number of orange-red berries in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Toxicity

The seeds may cause mild stomach upsets if ingested.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Brown scale , Caterpillars , Leaf mining moths , Woolly aphid

Specific diseases

Fireblight , Pyracantha scab

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pyracantha 'Mohave' (Firethorn 'Mohave') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile soil in sun or part shade. Tolerates air pollution.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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What's wrong with my pyracantha Mohave

HiI've recently just bought this plant and transferred to a planter in my garden. My trouble is on all the new growth there is leaf curl and blackening of the leafs. Not being a gardener I wonder if… read more

Growing a Pyracantha accross a fence

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Pyracantha Mohave

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