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botanical name:
Gaultheria mucronata 'Sneeuwwitje'
Gaultheria mucronata 'Sneeuwwitje' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Gaultheria mucronata 'Snow White', Pernettya mucronata 'Sneeuwwitje', Pernettya mucronata 'Snow White'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: white
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
White fruits slightly spotted with pink. 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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