mark cordner asked 12 years ago
i recently aquired a load of free pyracantha cuttings but dont have any walls to grow them up, would they do okay amongst a gorse hedge as a bit of a filler and bird friendly food? are they drought tollerant? we are on a dry spot and windy at times too…..what would you do with them??got plenty of space 2 acres of garden!

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Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
It is best to fit plant needs to the garden rather than make the garden fit the available plants. Pyracantha might not be great in a natural gorse ditch. They could be used as a hedge. They are quite drought otlerant when established but would need watering to get them going.