Heather
Calluna vulgaris
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 4.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid continental

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Names

Other common names Ling, Scotch Heather, Scots Heather
Family Ericaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 4 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -35°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • lilac
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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Leaf color
  • green