3x Gaultheria procumbens 'Big Berry' with grey decorative pot

Gaultheria sp. procumbens 'Big Berry'

3x Gaultheria procumbens 'Big Berry' with grey decorative pot

Gaultheria sp. procumbens 'Big Berry'
Decorative berries in your garden
You can look forward to decorative berries in your garden with the American wintergreen 'Big Berry' (Gaultheria procumbens). The plant has beautifully coloured leaves in autumn and keeps its lovely red berries long into the winter, so it's gorgeous when combined with its durable pot. The Big Berry is a hardy ground cover plant but it also looks great in a pot on your patio or balcony. In the summer you can enjoy its small pink or white flowers.
The plant does best in a spot in the sun or partial shade. Make sure that the soil is always moist. The pot is made of 50% recycled plastic and 50% natural stone powder The flower pot has a unique drainage system. This prevents the roots from standing in water.
Indoors, cover the drainage hole or place the pot on a waterproof saucer. it is lightweight, weather, frost and UV-resistant, unbreakable and fully recyclable. Enjoy colour in the garden, even in winter!
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3x Gaultheria procumbens 'Big Berry' with grey decorative pot

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How we measure

From the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant.

Seasonal effects

The appearance of shrubs changes between seasons. From a bare plant lying dormant in winter to fresh greenery in spring, in full bloom during summer to leaves changing colour and dropping in autumn. This is a natural process courtesy of mother nature. Our plants will be delivered accordingly.

Latin name: Gaultheria sp. procumbens 'Big Berry'
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Color: Red,Green
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Green stayer: Yes
Leafs all year: Yes
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: Yes
Edible: No
Naturalizing: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Flowering: October - December
Planting: September - December
Planting distance: 20 - 30 cm

We recommend planting your Gaultheria procumbens as soon as possible after receipt in a flower pot or patio planter. Choose a pot with holes in the base to ensure good drainage. Cover the bottom of the pot with gravel or clay pebbles. Then add fresh potting compost and place the root ball at the correct depth. Fill the pot with compost, press firmly and water generously. Place the pot in a fairly shady spot. If the pot is porous, use a plastic inner or wrap bubble wrap inside, this will prevent evaporation and the soil from drying out too quickly.

Gaultheria on the patio

As the Gaultheria is covered with red berries all winter it makes it a very popular plant for extra colour on your patio or decking. It will look great planted in pots, baskets or even window-boxes. It forms a beautifull combination when planted with Leucothoe 'Scarletta' and the beautiful flowers of the Japanese Pieris 'Passion'. You can also plant them in a well-sheltered part of the garden.


Water your Gaultheria procumbens regularly to prevent the soil from drying out, it should be kept moist at all times. This small shrub likes acidic soil and we recommend adding some fertilizer to the soil. For a good growth we also recommend adding plant food to the irrigation water during the flowering period. If possible use rain water as it is much softer. Choose a sheltered spot for your Gaultherias procumbens and to help protect them from severe frost, cover with conifer branches. In April, remove any broken or unattractive branches, otherwise pruning is not necessary.


Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens) has beautifull red berries. This densely branched shrub is evergreen and is reasonably cold hardy. The small white flowers that appear in spring are followed by relatively large berries. The Gaultheria was formerly known as Pernettya.


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