Gaultheria mucronata grow and care – shrub of the genus Gaultheria also known as Prickly heath, Gaultheria mucronata perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-8.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape.
Flower color white, flowers small in bell shape grow in clusters, the female flowers and male flowers grow on different plants.
Gaultheria mucronata fruits
Fruit color can be white red or purple the fruit round 0.5-1 cm the taste it’s tasteless to sweet
Gaultheria mucronata for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Gaultheria mucronata growing and care:
Acid soil, need male and female plants
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes (if not there is not guaranteed sweet fruit) Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Winter, spring, summer Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Cut the inner branches 50-150 cm, 20-60 inches Size of the plant? Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers in small size bell shape grow in clusters the flowers female and male grow on different plants Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Summer / Autumn Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Gaultheria mucronata fruits? Eat raw, jam Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 2 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Alcoholic beverages Cooked Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8