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pieris 'Mountain Fire'
Pieris are compact evergreen shrubs with leathery, dark green leaves, often brightly coloured when young, and small white urn-shaped flowers borne in panicles in spring
'Mountain Fire' is a bushy medium-sized evergreen shrub with red young leaves, turning coppery-green and finally dark green; flowers creamy-white, in branched panicles in mid spring
Toxicity Toxic by ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in acidic, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil but may need some protection in winter when young
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer. Some bottom heat may be required
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
Phytopthora root diseases and a leaf spot may be a problem
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