Gaultheria procumbens, commonly known as Wintergreen or Eastern Teaberry, is a charming evergreen ground cover native to North America. This low-growing plant belongs to the Ericaceae family and is appreciated for its glossy foliage and distinctive red berries.
Pot size: 13 cm
Plant size: 18 cm
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Gaultheria procumbens is a delightful evergreen ground cover that adds aesthetic appeal to gardens and indoor spaces. By meeting its requirements for light, water, and soil, you can enjoy this plant’s charming features while being mindful of its potential mild toxicity, especially in households with curious pets or small children.
partial to full shade conditions
keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged
it is not considered highly toxic. However, it’s essential to note that individual reactions can vary, and some people may be sensitive to certain plant compounds. If ingested, the leaves and berries may cause mild stomach upset, so it’s advisable to keep the plant out of reach of pets and small children.