Details
G. mucronata is a bushy evergreen shrub with small, sharply pointed dark green leaves and tiny nodding, bell-shaped white flowers followed, on pollinated female plants, by showy red, white, or pink berries

Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

Aspect
South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Sheltered or Exposed

Moisture
Moist but well-drained

Soil
Sand, Clay, Loam

pH
Acid, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows well in acidic peaty soils in partial shade. Will tolerate full sun if soil is constantly moist. Remove suckers to restrict growth. Requires a male plant nearby to produce berries
Propagation
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. Rooted suckers can be detached and potted up in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
Generally pest free
Diseases
Generally disease free

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Gaultheria mucronata 'Pink'

£7.40Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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