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Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel' (Heather 'Kinlochruel')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'

Other names

Heather 'Kinlochruel'

Genus

Calluna Calluna

Variety or Cultivar

'Kinlochruel' _ 'Kinlochruel' is a compact evergreen shrub with bright green foliage, bronze in winter, and tiny white flowers.


Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Insignificant or absent, White in Summer; Insignificant or absent, White in Autumn

Foliage

Bronze in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Phytophthora root diseases Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel' (Heather 'Kinlochruel') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, humus-rich, acidic soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'

Other names

Heather 'Kinlochruel'

Genus

Calluna Calluna

Variety or Cultivar

'Kinlochruel' _ 'Kinlochruel' is a compact evergreen shrub with bright green foliage, bronze in winter, and tiny white flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Insignificant or absent, White in Summer; Insignificant or absent, White in Autumn

Foliage

Bronze in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel' (Heather 'Kinlochruel') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, humus-rich, acidic soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 6, Zone 5

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