Pieris "flaming silver" leaf tips turn brown in Seattle - Knowledgebase Question

Edmonds, WA
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Question by edmondsz2
September 27, 2006
Several people told me that pieris

Answer from NGA
September 27, 2006
According to trials done at Oregon State University, Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' performs best in moist soil and does not require as acidic a soil as do other Pieris plants. It grows better when fertilized regularly when grown in areas of high rainfall. The trials did not reveal a tendency toward brown leaf tips. If your soil drains well, you water deeply once each week during the growing season and you feed every 3-4 weeks, 'Flaming Silver' should perform well in your Seattle garden.

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