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Prickly heath

Gaultheria mucronata 'Snow White'

Lily of the valley tree, Male boxberry

This bushy evergreen shrub has small, sharply pointed dark green leaves. It produces tiny nodding, bell-shaped white flowers in spring & summer which on pollinated female plants are followed by showy white berries.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
America, South, America

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Ericaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest & disease free.

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