PIERUS JAPONICA

‘White cascade’

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS AN EVERGREEN SHUB WITH A BUSHY HABIT. IT HAS A CASCADE OF SMALL WHITE FLOWERS IN SPRING.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A SOUTH/EAST/WEST FACING GARDEN. ITS BENEFITS FROM A SHELTERED POSITION IN A SANDY LOAM SOIL. IT DOES BEST IN AN ACIDIC SOIL.

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 10-20 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 1.5-2.5 METERS. SPREAD 1-1.5 METERES.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

THIS PLANT IS IN PRUNING GROUP 9. IT IS GENERALLY PEST FREE AND CAN SUFFER FROM PHYTOPTHORA ROOT DISEAESE AND LEAF SPOT.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

FLOWER BORDERS AND BEDS CITY & COURTYARD GARDENS COTTAGE & INFORMAL GARDEN

 

 sun  rain  
Full Sun / Part Shade Moist but well drained
 cold  info
H5 (-10 to -15) No special Requirements

 

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