20 years to reach maturity
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Pieris 'Firecrest' Overview
Large evergreen shrub species with a bushy growth habit. It produces bright red leaves which change to a dark green colour with age. Cream-white, bell-shaped blooms are produced on branched, hanging arrangements.
How to harvest Pieris 'Firecrest'
Generally not harvested but flowers are occasionally taken to be included in floral arrangements.
How to propagate Pieris 'Firecrest'
Take softwood or semi hardwood cuttings.
Special features of Pieris 'Firecrest'
Known for attracting bees. Has nectar and pollen rich flowers.