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HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Foxhollow'

Commonly known as Alpine heath, Winter heath

Pale lavender, yellow foliage
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HEATHERS Erica carnea 'Foxhollow'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£4.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £3.75 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Evergreen
    Foliage deepens to orange-red in very cold weather.
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Pale lavender
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Ground cover These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - fungal attack from Phytophthora roor rot, Pythium, and Rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving - will tolerate mildly alkaline conditions
  • Fertile well drained soil
    open site
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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