Erica arborea


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Synonyms for Erica arborea

evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

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A With the exception of Erica arborea (the Tree heather), heathers do not respond well to heavy pruning.
To give variety to the heather garden, also plant one or two tree heaths like Erica arborea, and E.
SEASIDE-friendly tree heathers or erica arborea are useful for adding height and texture to winter pots and borders.
So, with a name like Erica arborea "Albert's Gold", the word Erica tells you that the plant is a heather (all ericas are heathers), the arborea shows it's a tree variety (arbor is tree in Latin), while "Albert's Gold" indicates the plant was named after an Albert somewhere, and that it is gold in either leaf or flower.
Choose low-growing shrubs such as Hebe armstrongii, Erica arborea, Skimmia japonica, helianthemum and Choisya ternate.
A Sad to say, Val, but with the exception of Erica arborea (the Tree heather), heathers do not respond well to heavy pruning.
The best include tree heather or Erica arborea Albert's Gold, the golden grass hakonechloa, golden feverfew and creeping Jenny or Lysimachia nummularia, an excellent trailer useful for disguising pot rims
Low-growing shrubs such as erica arborea, skimmia japonica, helianthemum and choisya ternata are also good for wildlife.
For impact on the patio, pack a large pot with the bushy tree heather Erica arborea Albert's Gold and bold variegated evergreens.