Pieris japonica Little Heath
Pieris japonica Little Heath 9 cm
Pot size 9 cm
Delivery height incl. pot 15-20 cm
Pieris japonica "Little Heath" is a lovely, dwarf-growing shrub with variegated foliage. In early spring the plant develops plenty of flowering...
Pieris japonica "Little Heath" is a lovely, dwarf-growing shrub with variegated foliage. In early spring the plant develops plenty of flowering buds out of which bright white flowers emerge. The new foliage shoots are bright, salmon pink to red; they give a second burst of colour to this shrub, just after the flowering in spring.
|Botanical name||Pieris japonica Little Heath|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Height (incl. Pot)||15-20 cm|
|Potsize plant||9 cm|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Plant spacing||60 cm|
|Plant Depth||12 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
|Fully grown in||5 years|
|Full grown height||80 cm - 100 cm|
How to take care of Pieris japonica Little Heath 9 cm
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a long-lived hardy evergreen shrub. It thrives in acid lime free soil and dislikes chalky soils. You can plant in autumn or spring. Add peat at time of planting & plant in partial shade. They flower in April or May. This shrub does not like pruning much just cut back old straggly bits in late summer or autumn, remove dead flowers in May to encourage new flower buds.
For additional instructions see product packaging.