Emerald carpet / kinnikinnick

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi: Various container sizes

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Description

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is a species of Arctostaphylos, one of several related species referred to as bearberry. Names for this species include kinnikinnick and pinemat manzanita. It is a small procumbent woody shrub 5-30 centimeter high. The leaves are evergreen, remaining green for 1-3 years before falling. The fruit is a red berry. It likes to spread and will root where stems touch the soil.

It can handle a wide variety of sun conditions, from full sun to part shade to full shade, and tolerates summer water up to 1x per month. Does best near the coast where temperatures are lower and less supplemental water would be needed. Inland it would like afternoon shade and more water. It is one of the most popular ground cover manzanitas. (Wikipedia) Photo credit: Sten Porse CC BY SA 3.0.

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Container Size

1 gallon, quart