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By Ged

United Kingdom Gb

I have a Firethorn shrub, cut down to ground level, will it shoot out again ?




Hello Ged, have you cut the pyracantha back, recently or before Decembers cold snap? having said that pyracanthas are very resilliant to hard pruning and will respond, give it a feed and keep it well watered and in a few weeks time new shoots will emerge, have renovated may pyracanthas over time by using this method and good results have always been achieved but like i say Decembers cold blast may have an effect if pruned before.julien

3 Apr, 2011


Thanks for that, yes, I pruned it last week.


3 Apr, 2011


Old ones may not sprout, but if the stems at the base are less than wrist thick, it will probably come back.

4 Apr, 2011

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