Heather


Heather is a pretty little perennial that s’particularly suited to the soil acid and thus suitable for heathland.

Name Erica
Family : Ericaceae
Type : Ericaceous plant

Height
: 15 to 150 cm
Exposure : Sunny and part shade
Ground : Heather Earth

Foliage
: Evergreen
Flowering : January-December according to species

Planting :

Follow our tips well plant a ericaceous plant.

Size, maintenance of heather:


Heather can grow without being cut.
But over the years the plant should be rebalanced.

  • It is then lightly prune in spring without cutting the old wood that does not buds.
  • Cut just below the flower stems by giving a nice shape to your heath

Namely on the heath :

The ericaceous plants are usually quite hardy and require very little’maintenance.
However Veilliez to observe the planting tips and avoid calcareous soils.

You can plant the edge in solid rock but with’other ericaceous plants such as rhododendron, the camellia or’azalea.

L’heather lining effect is guaranteed.

Malignant Council about heath:

L’contribution of’a special fertilizer ericaceous plant improves flowering dramatically.

Heather

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