Gaultheria shallon - flowers
Gaultheria shallon - foliage
Gaultheria shallon - flowers
Gaultheria shallon - foliage

Gaultheria shallon

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A densely branching evergreen shrub, Gaultheria shallon has dark green leathery leaves and racemes of colourful pinkish-white flowers in late spring or early summer.

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(For any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £5.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: free

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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(Salal or Oregon Wintergreen) A densely branching evergreen shrub, Gaultheria shallon has dark green leathery leaves and racemes of colourful pinkish-white flowers in late spring or early summer. The flowers stand out well against the dark foliage and are followed by purple berries later in the year.

Gaultheria shallon requires an acid soil to grow well and appreciates shelter from cold winter winds. Excellent shrub for underplanting in woodland areas.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, acid, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Gaultheria shallon requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Pinkish-white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Gaultheria shallon grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 1.5 m (5 ft).
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft).
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
Growing Conditions
Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid
Special Features
Evergreen, Suitable for Containers, Flowers in Summer

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