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Arctous alpinus

Black beanberry

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Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Arctous alpinus (Black beanberry). This is a dwarf shrub, it has a creeping habit and can reach about 15cm tall the leaves are green tapered and deeply veined. After the leaves fall it will produce black fruits about 12mm long.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

U.S.A

Interest and use

Grown for its attractive habit and foliage.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium

Propagation

Softwood cuttings or seed in spring.

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