Plants


Firethorn

Pyracantha

Latin name: Pyracanthus

Flowering time: May, June

Uses: Good nectar and pollen

Source:  Howes/BBKA/Hooper

To keep the flowers and therfore fruit on firethorn (Pyracantha), try to keep as much of the previous years’ growth as possible when pruning.  It flowers on shoots produced the previous year.