japanese pieris - Knowledgebase Question

port orchard, Wa
Question by janegrace44
April 24, 2010
the flowers on my healthy shrub are falling off..like something has eaten buds off..is it supposed to do this


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Answer from NGA
April 24, 2010

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The urn shaped flowers last only 2-3 weeks then the petals fall and the shrubs concentrate on putting out new foliage. If you don't prune the old flower clusters off, berries will develop.

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