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Pernettya mucronata

Pernettya mucronata

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

65cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Pernettya mucronata
A photo of Pernettya mucronata

Pernettya mucronata Overview

A stiff and thickly branched, suckering shrub with elliptical to oval tapering to a point, dark green leaves. Single flowers are white-green, pink and are followed by pinkish-purple fruits. Native to South America.

How to propagate Pernettya mucronata

Cuttings

Propagate by dropping, by ripe cuttings in summer.

Division

Seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Other uses of Pernettya mucronata

Ground cover, ornamental fruit Summer/Autumn interest.