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Can you mix Ericaceous with multi purpose compost? Want to pant Heather with other plants?



Winter flowering heathers don't really need ericaceous compost so will do quite well in a normal potting compost. Summer flowering heathers really do require the ericaeous stuff.

22 Sep, 2010


There are some heathers that don't need ericaeous compost - why not go for them? Look for Erica carnea.

22 Sep, 2010


Snap, Anchorman!

22 Sep, 2010


Erica Carnea is good :) . My favourite is erica darleyensis whih certainly doesn't require ericaceous compost. I used to grow 10000 per year of the winter flowering heathers and they're perfectly happy in normal garden soil or potting compost.

22 Sep, 2010


That's a lot of plants! ;-O

23 Sep, 2010

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