Fetter-bush (Leucothoe racemosa)
Fetter-bush is a shrub with unique, bell-shaped flowers that grow in racemes. The leaves of the shrub turn red in autumn, but their flowers stay a clear white.
|Care||Known Problems||How to Harvest||Mature Size||Notes/Uses|
|Fetter-bush, like most shrubs, prefers moist soil and humid air. Shade is recommended to conserve moisture. Prefers acidic soil||Fetter-bush especially susceptible to root and leaf rot, both of which are already common in moist soil||In the transition from green to red leaves branches should be cut for sampling, without removing the flowers||A mature Fetter-bush can grow up to 6 feet tall||Flowers have proven poisonous to cattle, and should not be ingested by humans|