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Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata, Cacalote

Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata

Cacalote
Family: Ericaceae
Origin: Central America
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is a broadleaf evergreen shrub with leaves that are glossy green most of the year, occasionally bronzy in winter. The small, deep green leaves are like minaiture holly leaves. It bears small white to pink bell-shaped flowers. Fruit colour varies from white through pink, red or lilac.


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Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata, Cacalote
Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata, Cacalote
Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata, Cacalote
Gaultheria myrsinoides, Pernettya prostrata, Gaultheria prostrata, Cacalote


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