Gaultheria procumbens

Common Name: Tea Berry


This creeping, rhizomatous shrublet grows to 6 inches, with scalloped or bristly toothed, glossy, dark green leaves. Foliage has a strong wintergreen scent when crushed. Urn-shaped white or pale pink flowers appear in summer and mature to aromatic scarlet fruit that often persists into the following spring


Height:

6-12 In

Spread:

12-36 In

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Gaultheria procumbens Characteristics

Attributes

  • Landscapes
  • Border
  • Fragrant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average