Burning Love™ Leucothoe

Leucothoe keiskei ‘Opstal 50’ PP27132 Home » The Collection » Burning Love™ Compact, evergreen shrub with deep red spring growth, turning to green in summer, followed by dark purple in the fall. Best foliage color with afternoon shade, but can tolerate full sun. Prefers acidic soils.
Burning Love™ Leucothoe
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Feature Dark red new foliage ages to green in summer and purple in winter
USDA Zones Hardy to -10° USDA Zones 6-10
Sunset Zones
Special Features Compact habit
Landscape Use Hedge, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season None
Dimensions 2.5' H x 2.5' W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Moist, well-drained acidic soil
Fertilizer Fertilize throughout growing season
Pruning None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants

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