TOR BIRCHLEAF SPIREA Spiraea betulifolia 'Tor'
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 3 / Full sun
Height: 2ft -3ft
Spread: 2ft- 3ft
Foliage Colour: Dark Green
Fall Foliage: Orange, Red, Purple
Growth Habit: Compact, mounded
Flower Colour: White
Bloom Time: Late spring
Key Features: Tor Birchleaf Spirea makes great cut flowers that blooms in late spring. It has interesting fall foliage and is a low maintenance shrub.
Uses: Rock gardens, mass planting, hedges and borders
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.
-Position the root ball in the center of the hole and ensure the tree is standing straight. If necessary, tip the root ball to adjust the tree.
-Partially backfill the hole with loamy soil, tamp the soil with your heel to remove air pockets, water to settle the soil and finish backfilling around the root ball with good soil. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting and continue to water throughout the summer. Do not not let the tree go dry.
-Applying mulch will help help retain moisture and reduce weeds.