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GAULTHERIA


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Box berry, Mountain tea, Salal, Shallon


(Formerly PERNETTYA)

Mature Size

1.2cm (4ft) Medium Shrub Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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  • Good to know - good for game cover and shelter for wildlife.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - western North America.
  • Height - 1.2cm (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Evergreen - red shoots and broadly oval, sharp-pointed, bristly toothed, glossy, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - edible fruits known as Salal in the Pacific Northwest, not as tasty as blueberries, but edible nonetheless
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, bushy shrub spreading vigorously by suckers. Flowers in arching racemes to 10cm (4in) long of broadly urn-shaped flowers.
  • Partial Shade
  • Neutral to acid soil - peaty and moist
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these. - berries, however, are edible.
  • Flower Colour - White - tinged pink.

Buy Varieties of GAULTHERIA

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Bells Seedling'  AWARD

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Bells Seedling'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Bright red berries
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Crimsonia'  AWARD

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Crimsonia'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
White flowers, crimson berries
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mother of Pearl'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mother of Pearl'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Pale pink berries
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'  AWARD

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
White flowers and magenta-purple berries which deepen in colour with age
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Signal'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Signal'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Bright scarlet berries
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Snow White'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Snow White'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Pure white berries - sometimes speckled pink
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £9.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

GAULTHERIA procumbens   AWARD

GAULTHERIA procumbens  >

Box berry, Checker berry, Mountain tea, Partridge berry, Wintergreen
creeping evergreen border or rock plant with dark green leaves and red fruits in autumn
£12.50 each
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