Gaultheria procumbens / Wintergreen


A well-loved ground cover for acidic soils. Spreads by rhizomes to form a carpet of shiny, dark green foliage. Mid-summer white blooms produce abundant red fruits.

The fruit is edible, and the foliage can be made into a tea.

Height: <1′      Blooms: July     Fruits: September – October

Siting: Average to dry soil, part sun to part shade

Deer Resistance: High

Provenance: NJ


BONAP 2022 Gaultheria procumbens Native Range Map

Additional information


Three inch pot