Gaultheria mucronata is an evergreen plant that contains shrubs with small, leathery leaves and bell-shaped pink or white flowers. Further, this plant increases the greenery of the garden. It grows best in fertile soil and also needs water regularly. However, this plant grows slowly.
Names of Gaultheria mucronata
Common name: Chilean Pernettya, Gaultheria, prickly heath
Scientific name: Gaultheria mucronata
Flowering data Gaultheria mucronata
|Flower||Small, in particular bell-shaped,|
|Flower Size||Up to 1.5 cm (0.59 in) in diameter,|
|Plant size||50-150 cm, 20-60 inches|
|Growth rate||Medium growing|
|Fruit Color||Fleshy, round, about 12 mm across, colored in specifically white, pink, red, or lilac,|
|Plant type||Shrub, Evergreen|
|Flower color||White to pink|
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|Length||2 cm long|
|Sun||Full Sun / Half Shade|
|Level of Soil drainage||Well-drained|
|Preferred Soil moisture||Moist|
|Texture||Moist, as well as loamy soil|
|Suitable Soil type||Sandy and loamy|
How to care for Gaultheria mucronata?
Gaultheria muncronata plant best grows specifically in partial shade. Moreover, It tolerates wind and wet conditions.
Gaultheria muncronata plant needs average water but it needs water regularly. Avoid overwatering.
Gaultheria muncronata plant needs moist, sandy as well as loamy soil. While the soil pH should be acidic and neutral.
This plant grows slowly so it is not essential to prune this plant. If possible then pruning can be performed in the spring season.
Fertilize the Gaultheria muncronata plant during the time of late February and early June.
Gaultheria mucronata plant growth:
This plant grows slowly. The plant’s size can be high up to 50-150 cm and 20-60 inches.
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