Plant Care Dwarf Spanish Heath

Dwarf Spanish Heath

Also known as

Erica lentiformis, Erica umbellata albiflora, Erica umbellata major and Ericodes umbellatum

Taxonomy

Erica umbellata
Erica
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for Dwarf Spanish Heath

Water

How often to water your Dwarf Spanish Heath

Water needs for Dwarf Spanish Heath
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Spanish Heath needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dwarf Spanish Heath in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Spanish Heath: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Spanish Heath love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dwarf Spanish Heath does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dwarf Spanish Heath in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dwarf Spanish Heath

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Spanish Heath: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dwarf Spanish Heath after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dwarf Spanish Heath

Dwarf Spanish Heath


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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