Gaultheria Procumbens
(Teaberry)


Characteristics

Scientific Name:   Gaultheria Procumbens
Common Name:   Teaberry
Zone:   3
Type:   Deciduous
Height:   4-6 Feet
Spread:   18 Feet
Foliage:   Glossy Green
Flower:   White - May/June
Fruit:   Red appearing in July through the growing season.
Fall:   Reddish purple
Growth Rate:   Medium
Exposure:    Full sun to woodland shade


Notes

When you crush the leaves and fruit you get a winterberry flavor, like Teaberry Gum


Problems

No specific issues with this evergreen