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Generalities Mountain heather
These plants are used in rock gardens. The Mountain heather has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Mountain heather Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 20 cm high.

Exposure Mountain heatherPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Mountain heather in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.

Watering Mountain heatherTenere Umido
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. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.

Treatments Mountain heather
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 aren’t 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.

Soil Mountain heather
Let’s cultivate our plants in a specific soil for acidophilic plants, with an average drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
3
0
0
1
continental
3
2
3
0
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
3
0
0
1

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Notes Mountain heather

If we want we can cultivate the The Mountain heather in a container. We suggest cultivating the The Mountain heather in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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