Pyracantha Coccinea – Jungle berry bush

Jungle berry bush – scarlet firethornscarletfirehorn
(pyracantha coccinea),

A very attractive and unusual evergreen shrub that has many uses in the garden

Can be grown as a stunning free standing specimen or can be used as hedging where its thorny stems will deter most intruders

Small creamy white flowers appear in early summer, followed by masses of bright orange-red berries to bring a blaze of colour to your garden in late summer/autumn

The berries will attract many birds to your garden

Can grow to 20 feet or easily kept pruned to suit your requirements

Very easy to grow

Fully hardy

Full or part sun

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Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...