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Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Pyracantha x 'Gnozam'

GNOME® PYRACANTHA

Buy Gnome® Pyracantha online. Very hardy orange berried variety with dense branching and mounding growth habit to 4 feet. Blooms with a profusion of white flowers in the spring.

Height:

4-6 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Thorny
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Creamy White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Low Water Use
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Pyracantha is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Pyracantha is easy to train and used extensively in espalier form, on fences and walls.