Pieris Shrubs
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Soil for Pieris plant? how to take care of the plant?

Zone LL57 2ET | Anonymous added on August 27, 2019 | Answered

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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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 28, 2019

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!
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/japanese-andromeda/grow-japanese-andromeda.htm

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