Erica lusitanica growing shrub of the genus Erica also known as Spanish heath or Spanish heather, Erica lusitanica perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant and some cultivars can grow as house plant, grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.
Leaves color green grow in pinnate shape, leaf size 1-2 mm.
Erica lusitanica flower
Flower color can be: white to cream sometimes with pinkish touch, the shape it’s from close bell to trumpet in the size 1-3 mm, flowers grows in the end of the stem.
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Requirements for Erica lusitanica growing and care:
Cold winter, humidity, acid Soil, well drained
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
0.5-5 m, 2-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
White to cream flowers with little pinkish, the shape it’s from close bell to trumpet in the size 1-3 mm, flowers grows in the end of the stem