Gaultheria mucronata
PRICKLY HEATH
Ericaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.2m

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Origins: South America

Other Botanical Names: Arbutus mucronata, Brossaea mucronata, B. philippiana, Pernettya mucronata, P. philippii

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Gaultheria mucronata
PRICKLY HEATH
Ericaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.2m

FEATURES

Flowers: white or pink

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: crossed leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: white, pink, crimson or red berry


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage & alpine designs

Uses: informal edging, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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