Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ark-toh-STAF-ih-los EW-vah UR-see|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches just 1 ft. tall, spreading 10 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Hillside, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Waterwise Groundcover|
Prefers loose, lean, acidic, rocky or sandy soils in cool climates; does not do well wtih heavy, wet soils or frequent fertilization. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish the root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Space 5 to 8 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2 - 6