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
Pieris japonica for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Pieris japonica growing and care:
Slightly acid soil, rich soil
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? ? Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer Planting season: Spider Mites Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: Just for design and to decide if to grow it as shrub or tree How to prune: 1-4m, 3-12 feet Size of the plant: Fast growing / Medium growing / Slow growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (but won’t bloom) Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring Bloom season? Bell flowers in colors white, pink, purple or more than one color General information about the flower: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Flower colors Pink flower Purple flower White flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Colored leaves Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9