Associated Products

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £10.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £5.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - good for game cover and shelter for wildlife.
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    Pests & Diseases - none

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    Place of Origin - western North America.

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    Flower Colour: White - tinged pink.

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    Toxicity: Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these. - berries, however, are edible.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 10 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

Due to the high volume of Export orders, these are taking up to 10 days to RESPOND to.

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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Hardiness Rating

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 1.2cm (4ft)
Spread - in metres - 1.5m (5ft)

Plant Type

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.

Preferred Location

Soil Conditions

Neutral to acid soil - peaty and moist

Flowers In


Buy GAULTHERIA shallon

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Delivery: Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2015
£12.00 each 3+£10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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