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Heather, Ling

Calluna vulgaris (General)

General description

Calluna are low-growing or dwarf evergreen shrubs with stems clothed in tiny overlapping leaves, and terminal, spike-like racemes of small, 4-petalled flowers with coloured calyces.

Plant requirements

Grow in well-drained acidic soil


Prune late spring

On the length of stem where the flower spike was borne, cut below the dead flowers, this can be done late Autumn or early Spring.

Practical use

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0 - 60 cm