These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year. Since the foliage is used to be eaten, letís use specific insecticides and anticryptogamics, far from the harvest period.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Lingonberry in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.
These plants are used in rock gardens. Lingonberry Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a pink colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 10 cm high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub.
During the spring months letís fertilize our plants periodically, every 15-20 days, using a fertilizer rich in nitrogen. When desired, it is also possible to use a slow release fertilizer, to add to the soil every 3-4 months.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. Medicinal plants can be used fresh or dehydrated; if we want to harvest them to put them aside dehydrated, letís get information regarding the balsamic period of the plant we have chosen, rather when the plant has a higher quantity of active principles.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
These plants need a quite damp soil, not very drained, with low PH.
Notes - Lingonberry
If we want we can cultivate the The Lingonberry in a container. We suggest cultivating the The Lingonberry in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.