Gaultheria procumbens 'Big Berry'

An excellent choice for winter colour, and ideal for a container by the front door where you'll be cheered by its jolly red berries in autumn and winter. More
1 x 12cm plant 200818-1 £8.95 In stock
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An excellent choice for winter colour, and ideal for a container by the front door where you'll be cheered by its jolly red berries in autumn and winter. In the summer, this will be covered in white to pale pink flowers.

Genus Gaultheria
Group/Species procumbens
Variety Big Berry
Type Evergreen Shrub
Common Name Partridge Berry
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Fertile, Neutral
Scent All parts of the plant are aromatic, the bruised leaves with the scent of wintergreen. The fruit has a very strong spicy scent of germolene.
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing 1.5m (5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plants prefer a shady area in slightly acidic to neutral soil
Care Tips Plant in acidic soil under trees or in containers for a season, if you don’t have the ideal conditions. Regular feeding of ericaceous fertiliser will keep the plant healthy and strong.
Flowering June - August
Harvesting Flower production: up to 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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