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which plants need ericaceous compost


By Loweth

United Kingdom Gb

i have 1/2 bag of ericaceous compost and would like to use it up but not sure which plants like it.



I think the chamelia uses this type of compost, they are beautiful plants, but would probably need more than half a bag
Im sure lots of people will be able to give you more ideas for this type

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22 May, 2009


What about a nice summer flowering heather.

22 May, 2009


If you want value for money all the year around interest, flowers, berries and perfume and evergreen what about a male and female Skimmia

22 May, 2009


Azaleas, Acers, Blueberry. there are many plants that would enjoy it.

22 May, 2009


Claire & Telem I think you have missed the question which is how to use up half a bag of ericaceous compost. As Mookins says camellias like as do rhododendrons, daphne, any of the heathers, galtherias... just do a quick google search on acid loving plants Loweth and you'll g et lots of answers.

22 May, 2009


Not exactly missed the question moon grower, but two pots with evergreens and ericaceous compost, will give you a number of all year around pleasure on your patio. we are only throwing ideas.

22 May, 2009


Pieris do well in pots with ericaceous compost.

22 May, 2009

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