Gaultheria Procumbens (Checkerberry or American Wintergreen)

Gaultheria Procumbens (Checkerberry or American Wintergreen)

£3.99

Hardy evergreen creeper bearing lily of the valley white flowers in summer followed by deep red winter non edible fruits.

The leaves are highly scented and smell of Wintergreen or Germoline if broken.   This plant is used to create wintergreen ointment.

Plant Fact File:

Pot Size: 10.5cm Pot
Main flower colour: Red
Height now: 10cm
Spread now: 20cm
Mature height: 30cm
Mature spread: 20cm
Season of interest: All year
Foliage type: Evergreen
Fragrant: Yes
Growth rate: Slow
Hardiness: Hardy
Aspect: Shade
Soil pH: Neutral
Soil type: Clay/General
Alternatives:
Companions:
Feed: Ericaceous Feed

 

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Additional information

Aspect

Shade-tolerant

Colour

Red