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,…
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.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Susceptible to root rot.