Acid-Loving Plants for Sale in Colchester, Essex

A suitable soil test will help identify the soil texture and acidity or alkalinity which will influence the range of suitable plants that will suit your garden. Acid-loving or ericaceous shrubs grow best in a pH range of 4-6, and ideally pH 5-5.5. Here at Poplar Nurseries we offer a wide range of acid-loving plants in Colchester, Essex, including: 

Camellias, including the less common autumn flowering sasanqua species

Magnolias, including the evergreen grandiflora types

A large range of rhododendron, including dwarf forms as well as the lime tolerant inkarho range

An excellent selection of both evergreen, and deciduous, azaleas

Many varieties of Pieris

Learn more about the varieties we stock online now and pop by the centre to purchase your favourites or talk to our team about your best option.


PLANT UPDATE: The Covid-19 pandemic has seen unprecendented times for everyone and this has been felt keenly in our plant department. We are experiencing high demand for plants and are having some supplier issues with many of our suppliers remaining closed or having delays in production. We are getting stock in very regularly but product availability is difficult to predict. If you are after something specific please call before you travel. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and wish you happy gardening.

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