Unusual, Adorable, Unique ….”Western Teaberry”…Gaultheria ovatifolia
Western Teaberry..Gaultheria ovatifolia..
Family: Ericaceae Species: Gaultheria ovatifolia.
Perennial groundcover shrub with bell shaped flowers bearing light minty flavoured bright red edible fruits in Autumn
after Spring/Summer flowering. Leaves and branches are used in herbal tea.
Surface sowing Autumn in moist well drained part shaded acidic soil. Height 10-15cm by 30cm spread.