Pieris japonica growing shrub to small tree of the genus Pieris also known as Japanese Andromeda or Japanese pieris, Pieris japonica perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant for the flowers and also can used as bonsai, can grow in temperate, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves color green and when the leaves are young, new growth red, can be variegated with white or yellow in the margins, leaves in elliptic shape with pointed tops
Pieris japonica flower
Flower color can be: white, pink, purple or more than one color, flowers in bell shape.
Houseplant need to take the plant outdoor or expose it to full sun and then put it back inside
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Requirements for Pieris japonica growing and care:
Slightly acid soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design and to decide if to grow it as shrub or tree
Size of the plant:
1-4m, 3-12 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (but won’t bloom)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Bell flowers in colors white, pink, purple or more than one color