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Pyracantha angustifolia (Narrowleaf firethorn)

Pyracantha angustifolia

Botanical Name:    Pyracantha angustifolia

Common Name(s):    Narrowleaf firethorn

Family:    Rosaceae

Genus:    Pyracantha

Species:    Angustifolia

Plant Type:    Evergreen shrubs

Height:    Up to 13 feet

Spread:    Up to 10 feet

Bloom Time:    May to June

Bloom Color(s):    White

Leaves:    Dark green

Range:    China


Pyracantha angustifolia (Narrow leaf firethorn) is a species of flowering plant in the rose family. It is native to China. It is an evergreen shrubs or small trees growing to 13 feet tall. The leaves are dark green, narrow, 0.6-2 in. (1.5-5 cm) long and 4-8 mm wide. The flower are white, about 2.5 mm in diameter. It blooms in May to June, and the seeds ripen from October to December. It prefers in sun full to part shade, dry to medium, well-drained soil.

How to Grow

Sun:    Full sun to part shade

Water:    Dry to medium

Soil:    Well-drained soil

Propagation:    Layering, Cutting, Seeds