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Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'

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‘Mountain Fire’ is a really showy Pieris with compact evergreen growth and huge panicles of white bell shaped flowers in spring followed by the emerging new growth a deep plum red turning deep glossy green as it matures. Hardy and tolerant of full sun to semi-shade. Best planted in slightly acidic fertile soil.

  • Foliage Colour: Red, Green, Copper
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Habit: Bushy, Compact, Rounded, Evergreen
  • Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Position: Sheltered
  • Facing: East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
  • Rate of Growth: Slow-growing
  • Time to Ultimate Height: 10-20 Years
  • Eventual Height: 1.5m - 2.5
  • Evenetual Spread: 1m - 1.5m
  • Soil: Well-drained moist, acid soil or ericaceous compost
  • Flowering Period: March to May
  • Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
  • Common Names: Pieris 'Mountain Fire'

Planting instructions Back-fill with soil mixed with peat and a suitable fertiliser.

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Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Plant in full sun to semi shade in fertile slightly acidic soil. Add ericaceous compost when planting, top-dress with fertilizer and keep well watered until established

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