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botanical name:
Gaultheria mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'
Gaultheria mucronata 'Mulberry Wine' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Pernettya mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: purple
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Small white flowers followed by magenta-pink fruits ripening to dark purple. Female cultivar.

Moist, neutral to acid, peaty soil in full sun or partial shade. Male and female plants need to be grown together to ensure fruiting.

Semi-ripe cuttings or rooted suckers.

Woodland or rock gardens on acid soil. Combines well with heathers.

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