Pyracantha coccinea ‘Red Column’
Pyracantha ‘Red Column’, Red Firethorn
Variety or Cultivar
‘Red Column’ _ ‘Red Column’ is an upright, dense, thorny, evergreen shrub with small, ovate to lance-shaped, dark green leaves and clusters of white flowers in summer followed by bright red berries in autumn and winter.
Bushy, Dense, Upright
The seeds may cause mild stomach upsets if ingested.
White in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Brown scale , Caterpillars , Leaf mining moths , Woolly aphid
Fireblight , Pyracantha scab
Remove old fruit trusses in spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Pyracantha coccinea ‘Red Column’ (Red Firethorn) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.
City, Wallside and trellises, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution
Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. In frost-prone areas, shelter from cold, drying winds. Tolerates air pollution.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West