Pieris Forest Flame

 

Pieris Forest Flame, An erect evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves, red when young, turning pink, white and finally green. An excellent choice for a border. Clusters of pendent white flowers in spring. Max Height 4m. Max Spread 2m. Flowers April to May.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil away from cold and drying winds. Full sun / partial shade, Frost hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.