Erica carnea grow and care – subshrub of the genus Erica also known as Winter heath or Winter heather, Erica carnea perennial evergreen used as ornamental medical plant and as ground cover plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-8.
Leaves color green grow in pinnate shape, leaf size 1-2 mm.
Erica carnea flowers
Flower color can be: pink, purple, red or white the shape it’s from close bell to trumpet in the size 1-2 mm, flowers grows in the end of the stem.
Erica carnea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Erica carnea growing and care:
Cold weather, humidity
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive All year Recommended planting season? ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Spring / Summer / Autumn How to prune: Dead stems Size of the plant? 20-50cm, 16-20inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Autumn / Winter / Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower pink, purple, red or white flower, the shape it’s from close bell to trumpet in the size 1-3 mm, flowers grow in the end of the stem. Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Subshrub
Ground cover plants, Indoor plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Pink flower, Purple flower, Red flower, White flower