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,…
Erica genus (Heath). These are evergreen, woody stemmed shrubs native to Africa and western Europe. The flowers are tubular-shaped and they will range in colour.
Europe, Africa , Asia
Grown for their flowers and foliage (the latter all year round). Suitable for coastal conditions.
After flowering each year the plants 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.
Susceptible to root rot.
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