How do you look after Pieris?
Pieris are best planted in well-drained soil of loam and sand within an acidic PH balance. They are best positioned in an area of full sun or part shade, with protection from strong winds. Pieris should be planted between June and September.
How tall is Pieris?
Pieris Forest Flame is a slow-growing shrub that will reach eventually a height of two metres and spread to a metre wide. In spring new leaves shoot through with a vivid splash of red, these leaves turn pink, cream and finally glossy green across the summer months.
Is Pieris poisonous?
Pieris is a beautiful but deadly ornamental shrub, common in modern gardens, that causes vomiting, acute colic, depression and eventually heart failure and death.