ericaceous

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ericaceous (comparative more ericaceous, superlative most ericaceous)

  1. (especially of a plant) Acid-loving, thriving in acidic conditions.
  2. acidic, acid-based
    Camellias thrive when fed with an ericaceous fertiliser.
  3. (botany) Of or pertaining to the heath family (Ericaceae)