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Vaccinium �Pink Lemonade� is a variety that produces a pinkish white flower in spring and attractive pink edible berries in late summer. In autumn their leaves turn a rich orange-red before falling.

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

 

Sunlight

Full sun, Partial shade

Aspect

North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Clay, Loam

 

pH

Acid

 

Size

Ultimate height

1 - 1.5 metres

Ultimate spread

1 - 1.5 metres

Time to Ultimate size

About 10 - 20 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in good fertile, moist but well-drained ericaceous soil in full sun or part shade.

Water regularly during the plant�s first year until established.

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Plant in the ground or in a pot if your soil conditions are not suitable (remember to keep up with feeding of a general fertiliser if planted in a pot) In spring, feed with sulphate of ammonia, sulphate of potash and bonemeal and top-dress with ericaceous compost.

 

How to care

Pruning

Prune after flowering and then in winter, cutting out dead or damaged branches.

 

Vaccinium 'Pink Lemonade'

£12.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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