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Wintergreen

Wintergreen

Status: In Stock
$1.79
SKU:
138
Minimum Purchase:
10 units
Description:
Wintergreen plant – Gaultheria procumbens is a spreading groundcover native to the eastern areas of North America. Hardy Zones 3-9

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The Wintergreen is a small growing shrub that is found in temperate environments.

The wintergreen is a broadleaf evergreen shrub species that only grows between 3 and 6 inches tall. The shrub grows in planting zones three through nine and works best in soils that are acidic, moist, well-drained and are rich in nutrients, though ones that have been planted for some time can tolerate drier soils. The shrub can thrive with part shade or full shade. The plant begins to bloom during the summer months and produces bell-shaped white flowers that are waxy in texture and have their bright red berries. The Wintergreen leaves are, naturally, evergreen in color and scent.

Uses for landscaping include providing cover for shady areas such as rock and woodland gardens.

Wintergreen is also called Chimaphila Maculata. Hardy planting zones are 3-9. The name wintergreen was often referred to as a group of plants. A group of plants that stayed green all year long, throughout the winter. This perennial can grow up to 12 inches tall and 9 inches wide. The berries have many medicinal purposes. The name wintergreen was often referred to as a group of plants. A group of plants that stayed green all year long, throughout the winter. This perennial can grow up to 12 inches tall and 9 inches wide. The berries have many medicinal purposes.

The Wintergreen berries are used to help with headaches, fevers. The Wintergreen berries can be made into oil and added to food as flavoring, baking or even added to tobacco for the mint flavoring. This berry is also the wintergreen flavoring you can find in gum. This plant has many uses and purposes. The Wintergreen does well around the home and has a pleasant aroma.

Wintergreen Ships As – Bareroot Plant

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