Formely called Pernettya mucronataGaultheria mucronata is an evergreen shrub grown for its glossy dark green leaves and attractive berries. The berries range in colour from white to deep purple.

Grow Gaultheria mucronata in moist but well-drained soil in partial to full shade. Plant male and female bushes together to ensure a good crop of berries. Cut back plants in mid to late spring if necessary.

Gaultheria pernettya