firethorn


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firethorn:

see pyracanthapyracantha
or firethorn,
any hardwood evergreen shrub of the genus Pyracantha of the family Rosaceae (rose family). Native from S Europe to W China, pyracanthas are now cultivated elsewhere (often as hedge plants or espaliered on walls) for their red fruits and
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firethorn

firethorn

Thorny hedge with waxy oval leaves and huge bunches of red berries. Makes great protective security barrier for home because of sharp thorns. Berries are quite mealy tasting but don’t eat the seeds (contain cyanide). Most popular use for berries is making jam.
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Frenchman Romain Langasque was Oosthuizen's nearest challenger on 12 under courtesy of his finalround 66 on the Firethorn Course at Randpark Golf Club.
His event form figures of 15-3-32-2-12-10-16-31-26-4-5-4-2-15 highlight how close he has come, and a halfdecent week of putting at a ball-strikers' track like Firethorn could end the wait.
Brambles, firethorn and even roses can offer formidable defences at vulnerable points around your home
The deployment will allow PSECU and the Grand Rapids, Mich., core processing CUSO to provide account balances, transaction histories, fund transfers and bill pay using Firethorn's platform and the $3.6 billion credit union's own branded iPhone application.
Mobile banking services are available on compatible mobile devices through a downloadable application provided by Firethorn Holdings.
The Japanese maples are in fall-foliage majesty right now, as is the firethorn with its brilliant orange-red fruit.
In autumn the gleaming, brightly colored berries of firethorn greatly enhance walls and fences.
Some might feel that pyracantha and cotoneaster are the somewhat dreary additions to the average suburban garden, but pyracantha's common name, firethorn, is apt when you think of the mass of berries it produces in a variety of colours.
Paisley played his second round over the 7,506-yard par-71 Firethorn course, knowing he had to better par.
The 1988 champion Sandy Lyle, who needed only three shots on the 530-yard Firethorn, said: "What was going on there with Sergio?
The threat of lightning in the area quickly turned to heavy rain and hail storms and while every effort was made to get play completed on time, 42 players will return to the Firethorn Course to complete their rounds at 7.30am this morning.
Mix things up: Clematis, left, needs a framework but requires little pruning while pyracantha (aka firethorn), above, brings a blaze of colour