pieris forest flame

my pieris is ok at the top of the plant but below all of the leaves are yellow, i have fed the plant and used ericatios compost and have moved it from full sun to part shade but it is still not very healthy.


  • jo4eyesjo4eyes Posts: 2,032

    They are best in part shade & acid/neutral soil. If in a container then ericaceous compost is needed.

    Evergreen plants do drop some of their leaves in the spring, so it could be that? If container grown is it dry? Even if a new planting in a border it'll need more watering with all this dry weather. J.


  • stevo3stevo3 Posts: 5

    it is about 3 years old and planted in the border in partial shade and ericaceous compost has been dug in and it has been fed with liquid feed.

  • Alina WAlina W Posts: 1,445

    Have you tried watering it with sequestrene of iron? That might give it a boost.

  • stevo3stevo3 Posts: 5

    yes i have before but not this year, maybe i will try that again.

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