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Gaultheria procumbens 'Very Berry'

Common Name: Checkerberry, Winterberry

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Gaultheria procumbens 'Very Berry'
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

14 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  10.5cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Dry Shade
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade to Full Shade
Planting Style:  woodland
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  Winter
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


An evergreen rhizomatous, creeping shrub making ideal groundcover in woodland or shady orders. Small white to pink-tinged flowers appear in summer followed by red berries through to the spring. Neutral to acid soil peaty soil. A good container plant.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


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