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Pyracantha Orange BerriesFirethorn 'Orange Glow'

Pyracantha - Orange
Orange Pyracantha (Firethorn Orange Glow) BerriesOrange Pyracantha (Firethorn Orange Glow) FlowersOrange Pyracantha (Firethorn Orange Glow) LeavesOrange Pyracantha (Firethorn Orange Glow) Berry ClustersOrange Pyracantha (Firethorn Orange Glow) Thorns

Pyracantha Orange BerriesFirethorn 'Orange Glow'

From: 5.99
Orange Pyracantha is a beautiful and colourful hedge as well as being dense and spiny to stop intruders.More InformationMore Information
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  • Fast Growth Rate
  • Blue Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 2.5m
  • Has Berries
  • Prickly
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay or chalk soils, full sun to semi shade and inland or exposed sites
  • Growth Rate: Fast growing, expect 40-60cm per year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 1-2.5m

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Planting Density
Quantity
Pyracantha Orange 40/60cm 2L pot
5.99
3 to 5per metre
Pyracantha Orange 60/90cm 2L pot
7.49
3 to 5per metre
Pyracantha Orange 60/90cm 5L pot
17.99
3 to 4per metre
Pyracantha Orange 90/120cm 5L pot
17.99
3 to 4per metre
Pyracantha Orange 150/175cm 10L pot
27.99
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
2per metre
Pyracantha Orange 40/60cm 2L pot x 75
448.99425.99
Pallet delivery - min. order 240 for free delivery
3 to 5per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Pyracantha Orange Berries ('Orange Glow') Hedge Plants Description

Orange Pyracantha is a dense, spiny evergreen shrub so ideal as an intruder deterrent but this variety is also chosen for its profuse, long lasting orange berries in Autumn and we also love it for its highly scented creamy flowers in May.

It is a tough, hardy plant which grows quite quickly (approx 50cm p.a.) and should be pruned after flowering to expose the spent flowers, which will become berries, to sunshine. We also have Red and Yellow varieties of Pyracantha, as well as an additional variety which we have available in the form of a green screen.

It's very easy to grow in most soils and sun or partial shade but is not suitable for seaside gardens, very dense shade, or very windy sites. The network of armoured stems makes it a great nesting site for small birds - with "breakfast in bed" in Winter when they feast on the ripe berries. We also sell a range of other hedging species with berries, as well as varieties suitable for intruder-proof hedging.

See our Pyracantha hedging guide for more information.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Pruning of Pyracantha is not technically necessary unless you wish to keep it to a specific height and shape, which if grown as a hedge is usually the case.

When Pyracantha is first planted, ideally it should be left to develop for a couple of years in order to establish a good root system, unless the plant is already mature and you wish to keep it to the current height and shape. Pruning needs to be done at the right time of year however, otherwwise flowering and fruiting could be impacted the following year.

The ideal time for maintenance pruning is actually during flowering in the late spring. This may seem strange, however it is not with a view of cutting back the flowering stems themselves as these will go on to produce the lovely red berries. Pruning whilst flowering allows you to identify the stems that aren't producing and to cut those particular stems back by around a third or a little more to encourage healthy growth which will then produce the following year. When cutting the stems, cut at a downward angle so that any water can run off the cut and the plant can heal quickly.

It is also important to maintain good airflow around the shrub so that disease can be prevented for the most part. To ensure good airflow, don't allow the centre to become too dense. Simply look for the older stems coming from the centre and trim a few (not all) of the stems away to improve the air circulation around the plant. In the main this will help to prevent diseases such as scab or any fungal diseases from taking hold.

Finally, to maintain a good shape, you will need to trim some of the outer stems but usually only the ones most outward growing. These will be slightly older stems by a couple of years. Lightly trim these back to achieve the desired shape but don't hard prune as it will take longer for the plant to recover and be productive.

If however your Pyracanthat is old, overgrown or unruly, it will stand a hard prune to bring it back to some kind of shaping and can be cut back by as much as half of its bulk. This can be done any time between March and October for best results. Although it may take a little while to recover, being quite a tough shrub it will inevitably bounce back.

Our top tip for Pyracantha pruning though is to invest in a very thick pair of gardening gloves. Pyracantha is also known as Firethorn, a name derived from its colourful nature but mostly the long thorns that adorn this plant but which make it ideal as an intruder deterrent. Care should always be taken when pruning but the rewards are plentiful, especially when the plant is in full flower or awash with a profusion of colourful berries.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)12 delivery charge (orders up to 60 incl VAT) Orders of 60 and over - FREE
Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page

It's Quick! - most orders are despatched within 3-5 working days!! (Some trees can be 7-10 days see product pages for info.)

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* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

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Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.
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