|Common Name||Alum root|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||EU3330|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Tight habit and shiny plum purple foliage in spring.|
|Landscape Value||Mass, accent, contrast.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 16" / 26"|
|Soil (Garden)||Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Comments||Gold metal winner VKC Nieuw, Belgium in 1996 A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014. Lift the plant and replant in late summer or early autumn every few years with the crown just above the Soil (Garden) to remove the leggy look. Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’
Thriving in the heat and humidity of the South, this industry staple is still one of our finest “plums.” Tight, compact habit with “beyond burgundy” shiny spring foliage make this an excellent companion planting for a wide array of colors.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderatley between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.5 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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