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Checkerberry Eastern Teaberry Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)

Checkerberry Eastern Teaberry Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)

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You will get 250 seeds of Gaultheria procumbens, CHECKERBERRY EASTERN TEABERRY WINTERGREEN for planting.

Gaultheria procumbens, also known as Eastern Teaberry, is a small evergreen groundcover native to northeastern North America. It grows in acidic soil in pine or hardwood forests and produces pink or pinkish-white flowers in summer, followed by scarlet fruit. The plant is valued for its herbal tea made from its leaves and branches, and its fruit is important for wildlife during winter.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, keep moist, requires light for germination

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