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Gaultheria shallon


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Evergreen, glossy, leathery oval leaves.  Pink urn-shaped flowers.  Berries are a dietary staple for birds.  Important greenery for floral supply.  Provides watershed protection and erosion control.  Grows well with ferns and rhododendrons in sun to part shade.

Additional information


Mature plant height

3-7 feet

Growth rate

Slow to moderate

Shade tolerance

Soil type

Acid soils

Seedling size

Plug 6"+