Gaultheria Mucronata Bells Seedling


A compact bushy red stemmed shrub with shining dark green leaves. Urn-shaped white, sometimes pink-flushed flowers, followed by dark red fruit. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 1.2m. Flowers May to June. Fruits September.



Plant in acidic moist soil. Partial shade. Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.