Soil Type For Fallopia Japonica Variegata - Knowledgebase Question

Waynesboro, VA
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Question by jmnathe
May 29, 2001
I need to know what type soil is required for fallopia japonica variegata. I would like to plant it next to a pin oak if it can tolerate acid soil. The garden center at which I bought it does not know. thanks, M. Nathe, zone # 7.

Answer from NGA
May 29, 2001
This plant requires a moist soil the first season in order to become established; knotweed is not particularly sensitive to soil pH. It will tolerate partial shade. Of course, if it does not do well there you can transplant it later.

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