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Pyracantha nana cv NAVAJO 20-50cm

Pyracantha nana cv NAVAJO 20-50cm

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Product Description

Pyracantha nana cv NAVAJO is a compact and versatile variety of Firethorn, known for its striking ornamental features. This evergreen shrub is appreciated for its dense, low-growing habit, making it an excellent choice for ground cover, borders, or as a foundation plant. "Navajo" Firethorn boasts small, glossy green leaves and is especially renowned for its abundant clusters of vibrant orange-red berries that appear in the late summer and persist into winter. These berries add a dramatic burst of color to the landscape and provide a valuable food source for birds during the colder months. With its adaptability to various growing conditions and its resilience, "Navajo" is a popular choice for gardeners looking to enhance their outdoor spaces with a visually striking and low-maintenance shrub.

Cultivation: Cultivating Pyracantha nana cv NAVAJO is straightforward, and you can enjoy its ornamental features with these essential cultivation tips:

  1. Climate: "Navajo" Firethorn thrives in temperate to subtropical climates. It can tolerate a range of conditions but prefers areas with moderate rainfall and mild winters.

  2. Sunlight: Plant "Navajo" in a location that receives full to partial sunlight. It benefits from at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day for optimal berry production and growth.

  3. Soil: Provide well-draining soil with good aeration. "Navajo" Firethorn is adaptable to various soil types, including loam and clay, but it thrives in fertile, slightly acidic to neutral soil.

  4. Watering: While somewhat drought-tolerant once established, "Navajo" benefits from regular watering during dry periods. Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season.

  5. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to promote healthy growth and berry production. Follow the package instructions for proper application.

  6. Pruning: Prune "Navajo" as needed to maintain the desired shape and size. Regular pruning can help control its growth and encourage more prolific flowering and berry production.

  7. Pests and Diseases: "Navajo" Firethorn is generally resistant to most pests and diseases. However, occasional inspections for issues like aphids, scales, and fire blight can help prevent problems.

  8. Berries: The vibrant berries of "Navajo" Firethorn are ornamental but are toxic to humans if ingested. Be cautious, especially if planting in areas accessible to children or pets.

  9. Birds: "Navajo" berries are a valuable food source for birds during the winter months, attracting wildlife to your garden.

  10. Propagation: This variety can be propagated from semi-hardwood cuttings or by seed. Softwood cuttings are best taken in late spring to early summer.

By following these cultivation tips, you can enjoy the stunning beauty and year-round appeal of Pyracantha nana cv. "Navajo" in your garden while ensuring its health and vitality.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.


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Plant height: 20-50cm

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