Winter Heath
Erica carnea
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Does not need fertilizer.
Mist requirements Mist every 6 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers cold constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 16 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

Photo

Names

Other common names Scotch Heath
Family Ericaceae
Other scientific names Erica herbacea

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
  • mauve
Blooming months
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    5May
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    6Jun
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Leaf color
  • green