How to grow Heather plant

Heather plant grow and care – shrub‎ or subshrub of the genus Erica also known as Erica plants, Heather plant perennial evergreen used as ornamental medical plant and some cultivars can grow as house plant, grow in temperate, subtropical, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves color green grow in pinnate shape, leaf size 1-2 mm.

Heather plant flowers

Flower color can be: pink, red, purple, orange, yellow or white, 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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How to grow Heather plant 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?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Spring / Summer

How to prune:
Dead stems

Size of the plant?
10-50cm, 4-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (But with light in warm weather)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower
Pink, red, purple, orange, yellow or white, the shape it’s from close bell to trumpet in the size 1-3 mm, flowers grows in the end of the stem

Scientific name:


How to grow Heather plant

Heather plant

French heather

Heather plant flower

Heather plant care

Growing Heather plant

Heather plant care and grow


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Subshrub
Plant Uses
  • Indoor plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9