Position

Sun exposure:
Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
Aspect:
South facing, west facing
Position in border:
Back, middle

Soil

Clay / Heavy / Moist / Well Drained / Light / Sandy

Pyracantha is a tough, hardy shrub, tolerant of a wide range of demanding conditions, including shaded and exposed positions. It grows into a dense thorny evergreen hedge, perfect for using to cover boundaries and training against walls. It bears a profusion of brightly coloured berries.

Pyracantha ‘Soleil d’Or’ has lighter green leaves than other pyracanthas, which are complemented by huge clusters of yellow berries.

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost, and prune in early to mid-summer.

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Pyracantha ‘Soleil d'or’ and wildlife

Pyracantha ‘Soleil d'or’ is known for attracting bees, birds and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers, provides shelter and habitat and has seeds for birds.

Is known to attract Bees
Bees
Is not known to attract Beneficial insects
Beneficial insects
Is known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Butterflies/​Moths
Butterflies/​Moths
Is known to attract Other pollinators
Other pollinators

Is Pyracantha ‘Soleil d'or’ poisonous?

Pyracantha ‘Soleil d'or’ has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Cats
Cats
Is not known to attract Dogs
Dogs
Is not known to attract Horses
Horses
Is not known to attract Livestock
Livestock
Is not known to attract People
People
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