Japanese Pieris (Japonica) has
dark green foliage and
white flowers, with
conspicuous brown fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
spring and continuing until
retained year to year.
Japanese Pieris (Japonica) has a
moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a
slow growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Japanese Pieris (Japonica) will reach up to
12 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Japanese Pieris (Japonica) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, cuttings.
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA