8 plants with cool-season berries

These shrubs and small trees bejewel the landscape from fall into winter

Pyracantha
Ben Woolsey

Pyracantha

Commonly called firethorn, this shrub bears clusters of red, orange, or yellow berries that are the size of peas. Glossy foliage is evergreen (semievergreen in cold-winter climates).

Pyracantha is beautiful as an espalier, bringing lush greenery and seasonal color to a blank wall or fence. Species and varieties grow 3 to 15 feet tall and 4 to 10 feet wide. Full sun. Zones 3-24. Find your climate zone

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