Pieris forest flame

How can I encourage my pieris to be as brightly red as my neighbours' plants.  Mine is several years old, looks very healthy, always produced some red shoots but never many.  Is it the pruning?

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  • Alina WAlina W Posts: 1,445

    The red shoots are simply new shoots, so it sounds as though yours isn't producing many.

    My first thought would be to try feeding it?

  • steephillsteephill Posts: 510

    Don't prune it!

  • elliedaisyelliedaisy Posts: 28

    Thank you.  I'll give it more food.

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