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European Firethorn (Πυράκανθος)

Pyracantha coccinea

Description:

European Firethorn (Pyracantha coccinea) plant with fruits, spotted at the Botanic gardens of Alkazar park, central Larissa city, Thessaly Greece. The species is a Greek native, and its fruits are edible.

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6 Comments

I only need to find half a kilo of Pyracantha fruits, and I'll make it :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Looking forward to update.

Dear @Mark, when I was a kid, I did eat it, it was a bit stiff to my taste! But I just found a great jelly recipe, and I think I'll try to prepare it :)

Thank you dear @Arlanda :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Have you tasted?

arlanda
arlanda 7 years ago

Nice!

Δήμος Λαρισαίων, Περιφέρεια Θεσσαλίας, Greece

Spotted on Oct 12, 2013
Submitted on Oct 14, 2013

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