Wintergreen dormant, ship June 2024

$27.50$44.00 incl. GST

Ordering: Pre-orders close second week of May. Shipped in June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Pre-Order: Limited supply. Pre-ordered for delivery in winter
Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Description: bare-rooted, dormant roots, in coir
Freight Note: shipping costs included in the price

Description

Wintergreen plant, Gaultheria procumbens, is also known as Teaberry or Gandapura. The American Indians used the dried leaves of Wintergreen as a remedy for aching joints. Contemporary use as a remedy for headaches, inflammation and acute rheumatism. The essential oil used as a flavouring in mouthwash and toothpaste. May be grown as a ground cover. Wintergreen plant is native to northern USA and Canada. Prefers sandy, well-drained soils in a partially shaded position. White bell shaped flowers in summer. Drought and frost resistant. A perennial vine, growing to 0.2m x 2.0m.

Wintergreen plant is sometimes in a pot.

Wintergreen seed.