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Pernettya evergreen shrub


Pernettya evergreen shrubPernettya is an American evergreen shrub, which, like all of its class, thrives best in sandy peat; it delights in partial shade, and a moist but well-drained position.

Pernettya is increased by layers in September, which should not be disturbed for a year. It is a good plan to mulch the roots with leaf-mould or well-rotted manure. Their height is about five feet.