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Giggs Firethorn

Giggs Firethorn

Giggs Firethorn Facts

The binomial name for Giggs Firethorn is Pyracantha atalantioides. Some other common names for Firethorn are specific to a particular species of Pyracantha, such as Chinese Firethorn for Pyracantha fortuneana, Formosa Firethorn for Pyracantha koidzumii, Nepalese Firethorn for Pyracantha crenulata, Narrowleaf Firethorn for Pyracantha angustifolia, and Scarlet Firethorn for Pyracantha coccinea.

Giggs Firethorn Farms

It may be possible to find any giggs firethorn farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Giggs Firethorn Stories

Extension: Scab blackens berries on pyracantha bush
Q: Why do the berries on my pyracantha bush turn black each year? What is causing this and what can I do? Answer: Pyracantha is sometimes affected by a disease know as pyracantha scab. The leaves get brown spots, and some may turn yellow and drop ... Winston-Salem Journal [ story ]

Create a Head-High Hedge
Victory Pyracantha is another old-fashioned plant perfectly suited for an eight-foot high hedge. White flowers in spring become orange berries the birds dearly love. Thick glossy green leaves are small and surprisingly hard on this the fastest growing ... Prescott eNews [ story ]

Flaming Beauties
Classic autumn shrubs include Pyracantha and Cotoneaster, both with bright, bold berries. Pyracantha is ideal for training up a shady wall (it will need support so give it a trellis to get it started), and berries come in various shades of oranges ... Burton Mail [ story ]


Photo - Bernard Farrell - Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom

Other Species

Chinese Firethorn
Formosa Firethorn
Narrowleaf Firethorn
Nepalese Firethorn
Scarlet Firethorn

 
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