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Gaultheria pumila
Family:Ericaceae
Native
Excellent ornamental value (A +)
Height: 80 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months). Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
Shrub Good germination, 60 - 80 % White, 5 petals
Edible plant
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These seeds are generally restocked in: March

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One packet contains at least 70 seeds.

This is one of my favorites, "chaura," a small, hardy plant which feels at home both at high altitudes and lowlands, tolerates snowy winters, dry and wet soils. It is also perfectly suited for potting, because generally it is not very big (20 - 30 cm). It has very sweet edible white or reddish fruits which taste somewaht like vanilla. When flowering, it is speckled with small, but very numerous, beatifully shaped white flowers.