fire thorn


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  • noun

Synonyms for fire thorn

any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries

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Most fire thorns will grow to 3m (10ft) but respond well to training and pruning.
As wall shrubs like cotoneaster and fire thorn lose their charm between spring blossom and autumn berries,any scrambler worth the name races through, round and over them, studding this dull phase with flowers like gems.
13 (480m): Fire Thorn, Pretty Honey, Blame the Beef, Troopers Scout, Forge Heather, Under Attack (W) 20.
58 (480m): Fire Thorn, Let It Go, Cabbie's Rumble, Mill Diaz, Bramble Blue, Troopers Para (W).
52 (480m): Fire Thorn, Nyla Bronson, Elwick Spirit, Dotland Rihanna, Alnwick Shan, Miss College (W).
Reserves: Aero Jinx, Artic Weather (W), Cappo Tornado, Elwick Scoop (W), Fire Thorn, Glenside Hero, Keel Rumble, Lakeland Joe, Megeo, Santro Flyer, Straight Edge, Woody's Arizona (W).
13 (480m): Fire Thorn, Farkland Kylie, Ballysteen Rose, Star Of Dreams, Unknown Alex, Shaneboy Adele (W).
58 (480m): Fire Thorn, Highclere Gusbus, Alnwick Ollie, Trooper Oscar, Jumeirah Jewel, Flame.
58 (480m): Queenie's Two, Fire Thorn, Bluehall Raven, Holiday Blitz, Pond Paloma, Jumeirah Jewel.
39 (480m): Fire Thorn, Oghill Revenge, Swift Bird, Elwick Harrier, Jumeirah Jewel, Lostrigg Storm (W).