Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’ 5 Litre

Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’ is a small, compact evergreen shrub with new growth that emerges with a pink/red tinge and turns to green as the leaves mature. In the spring, these leaves are joined by small, bell shaped, creamy white flowers that open from pink buds. Reaching a mature height of 60-80cm, this Pieris variety grows best in acidic soil in a full sun to partial shade and a sheltered site. This shrub will happily grow in the ground or a large container, regardless, we recommend adding ericaceous soil to the planting hole and as a mulch each spring.

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5 Litre pot


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Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’ 5 Litre


  • Size : 5 Litre pot
  • Botanical name/s : Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'
  • Common name/s : Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'
  • Flower / Foliage : New growth emerges pink/red before turning to green, creamy white flowers in spring.
  • Plant type : Evergreen
  • Flowering period : Spring
  • Mature height : 60cm
  • Mature spread : 60cm
  • Growth rate : Slow
  • Recommended usage : Great for ground cover.
  • Nursery grown : Yes


Once planted, Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’ will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / underwater.

Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branch.

Remove any weeds from around the base of the Pieris plant (including grass).

  • Position/Aspect : Plant in sun to partial shade.
  • Soil : Tolerates most moist, well-draining soil types.
  • Hardiness : Hardy in most places throughout the UK. 
  • Plant maintenance : Low maintenance.

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We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

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Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 10am Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday – Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

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We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.

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