Heather of the month February 2018 - Erica arborea ‘Albert’s Gold’

White flowers, sparse, slightly scented; yellow foliage all year being brightest in winter and spring.

A sport from Erica arborea 'Alpina' propagated by Albert Turner (Birmingham, UK); introduced by Denbeigh Heather Nurseries (Creeting St Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk) by 1975.

Named after  Albert S. Turner(June 1916-January 2018).

Sadly, Albert died recently and The Heather Society wishes to extend sincere condolences to Albert’s family, for their loss.

Image courtesy of David Brown.


Heather Description

Habit: Tall spreading height 1.0m or more; spread 75cm

The Leaves: Yellow

The Flower: White

Flowering Period: March - May