root system?

michelle11(z7 AL)August 1, 2005

Oooooo...I just found this forum and I am already drooling to start a heather bed. Though I must admit I have been fond of heathers for years. Anyway, one area I would be interested in putting heathers is right next to my septic tank drainage system. How vigorous and how deep do heather roots go? Will they be a problem?


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No, they will not pose any serious competiton - root systems of heaths and heathers are quite shallow. However, these plants will not be happy in your summer humidity, so your success in establishing them may be limited.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2005 at 10:08AM
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