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Bearberry

Botanical Name
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7
Height
1 to 4 inches
Width
Spreading
Flowers
Spring: white, pinkish
Fruit
Bright red drupe
Fall Color
Bronze to reddish
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Space 12 to 24 inches apart
  • Tolerant to drought and salt spray
Problems
Root diseases in moist to wet soils

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Milwaukee, WI
 

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Lake Bluff, IL

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