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HEATHERS Erica arborea 'Estrella Gold'

Commonly known as Tree heath

Hardy slow growing variety with yellow young foliage
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 75cm (30in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces small, white flowers in spring.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - fungal attack from Phytophthora root rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
  • Place of origin - Portugal.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Gold
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile well drained soil - open site
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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