Soil for Pieris plant? how to take care of the plant?
My Pieris is in a large tub and I need help with how to take care of it now, especially over winter. Thank you in advance. sarah.
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Pieris needs acidic soil and won't do well in alkaline soil. It also needs full to part shade. It is hardy to USDA zones 5 which is -20 to -15 in winter (-29 to -26 C). If your area gets colder than that you can overwinter it in a garage or shed. Just don't forget to water it occasionally!