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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Common Name(s):
Bearberry
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Space 12-24 inches apart; moist to wet soil can lead to root diseases; good drought tolerance; good salt spray tolerance

Height:
1-4 in.
Hardiness:
3 to 7
Foliage:
1-in., leathery, dark green leaves; teardrop shape; may bronze in winter
Flower:
Small, urn-shaped, white to pinkish flowers in spring; .2- to .5-in., green fruit, turns red in fall
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained, acidic, light-textured soil
Size:
1-4 in.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Prostrate low mat
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 241

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