Eastern teaberry
Gaultheria procumbens, Hardiness : Zone 2b
Other names
Checkerberry, boxberry, American wintergreen, creeping wintergreen
Categories
Berry tree or shrub, Ground Cover, Native plant
Availability
1 year old, in 11cm pot 10.00$
Features
Height X Width
0.1m X 0.6m
Foliage
Shiny green
Flowering
White Blooming time : Begins in june
Fruits
from end of august to end of october
Resistances
Considered hardy
Sun exposure
Mid-shade, Full shade
Soil type
-
Edible parts
Fruit
Images
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Description, from Wikipedia

Gaultheria procumbens, also called the eastern teaberry, the checkerberry, the boxberry, or the American wintergreen, is a species of Gaultheria native to northeastern North America from Newfoundland west to southeastern Manitoba, and south to Alabama. It is a member of the Ericaceae (heath family).