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Scotch heath Erica cinerea Pallas

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Light Scotch heathSole pieno
These plants aren't afraid of the cold weather and can be grwon in the garden throughout the whole 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.The Scotch heath should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.

Cultivation Scotch heath
These plants are shrubs. Scotch heath Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a pink colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 60 cm high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub.

Fertilize Scotch heath
In the spring let’s fertilize perennials periodically, using a specific fertilizer for flowering plants, to add to the irrigating water, every 20-25 days; or we can spread a slow release fertilizer near the plants every 3-4 months.

Water Scotch heathTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.

Pests Scotch heath
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.

Mold Scotch heath
These perennial plants favour specific soils for acidophilic plants, with a good drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
1
4
0
0
1
continental
4
2
4
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
3
4
0
0
1

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Plant Scotch heath

If we want we can cultivate the The Scotch heath in a container. We suggest cultivating the The Scotch heath 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 mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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