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Bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum)
Bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum)
2.76 € *
Base Price 0.14 €/ seed
apx. $3.22
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Tibetan gentian (Gentiana tibetica)
Tibetan gentian (Gentiana tibetica)
2.38 € *
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Snake's Head (Fritillaria meleagris)
Snake's Head (Fritillaria meleagris)
2.76 € *
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Tea (Camellia sinensis)
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Tea (Camellia sinensis)
2.76 € *
apx. $3.22
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Goat's beard (Aruncus dioicus, Syn. A. sylvestris)
Goat's beard (Aruncus dioicus, Syn. A. sylvestris)
2.56 € *
Base Price 0.04 €/10 seed
apx. $2.99
3.0 of 5 stars 1 available
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American chamisso arnica (Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa)
American chamisso arnica (Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa)
2.76 € *
Base Price 0.03 €/ seed
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Woodland forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
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Woodland forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
2.10 € *
Base Price 0.04 €/10 seed
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Corky fruit water dropwort (Oenanthe pimpinelloides)
Corky fruit water dropwort (Oenanthe pimpinelloides)
3.69 € *
Base Price 0.04 €/ seed
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Narrow-leaved tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Narrow-leaved tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
2.76 € *
Base Price 0.28 €/100 seed
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Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis)
Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis)
2.38 € *
Base Price 0.02 €/ seed
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Bog Myrtle (Myrica gale)
Bog Myrtle (Myrica gale)
5.56 € *
Base Price 0.06 €/ seed
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Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
2.20 € *
Base Price 0.22 €/ seed
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Horny goat weed, barrenwort (Epimedium sagittatum)
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Horny goat weed, barrenwort (Epimedium sagittatum)
3.69 € *
apx. $4.31
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Marsh Labrador tea, Wild Rosemary (Rhododendron tomentosum)
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Marsh Labrador tea, Wild Rosemary (Rhododendron tomentosum)
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Normal garden soil is very rarely acidic, and if it is, it is a rather bad choice for vegetable patches - but all rhododendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, magnolia and cyclamen as well as of course all types of heath grow particularly well under such soil conditions.
Many of the most popular ornamental plants in the garden are therefore part of this category, because they need acid soil to thrive and can not handle alkaline surroundings. Also among crops there are some well-known representatives such as the blueberries.

If you want to plant such plants in the house garden, you should dig a generous hole and fill it with special acid soil before planting. Such special soil mixtures are often called rhododendron soil mix, as this is the most commonly grown among acid loving plants. Also if you want to use fertilizer later on, its pH value should be adjusted to this special need. Here, too, in almost all cases you can use any commercially available rhododendron fertilizer.