It's an easy and rather cool method of propagating a number of shrubby plants from just one. It works on plants such as heathers (Calluna and Erica), Kalmia,…
The plants require a lime-free soil. After flowering each year they can be lightly pruned to keep a bushy and compact habit.
Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division or by dropping in summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Prone to fungal diseases.