Botanical Name: Pyracantha koidzumii 'Santa Cruz'
 Common Name: Pyracantha Santa Cruz
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green, Grey Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

Red

 

Fruit Season

Fall

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees, Thorns/Spines

Design Styles

English Cottage, Japanese, Ranch, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Espalier, Fall Color, Showy Flowers, Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Fall

 

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Walls / Fences

 

Special Uses

Screen, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Birds

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Photographer: Susan Frommer/MJC

  • Description

  • Notes

The Pyracantha koidzumii 'Santa Cruz' is a low growing variety to 3' x 6'. Leaves are dark green and glossy. White flowers appear in spring. Bears plentiful crops of bright red berries in the fall. Beware of thorns.