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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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Yukon Belle Firethorn(8 of 15)

Pyracantha angustifolia 'Monon'

  • Evergreen to semi-evergreen shrub with white flowers in spring and orange flowers in winter

  • Extremely thorny

  • Plant in rich garden soil that is well-drained

  • Plant in full sun; prune while dormant

  • Height: 8-10 feet

  • Width: 6-8 feet

Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

  • Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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