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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Vancouver Jade'

#COPF

Also called Vancouver Jade kinnikinnick


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More About Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Vancouver Jade' (COPF)

  • Similar to the native species
  • Has consistent, soft pink flowers and grows slightly taller
  • Small berries appear in the fall and often last through the winter
  • Leaves turn greenish-bronze in the fall
  • Bearberry has peeling, red bark for added interest
  • Very salt tolerant
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring to early summer

Zone:

4

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Vancouver Jade Bearberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Bearberry is sometimes difficult to transplant and establish. It needs an acidic, sandy soil. Very little pruning is necessary, only when maintaining the plant along borders or edges. May develop winter burn on the leaves if under stress.


Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Vancouver Jade' (COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Berries

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Border/edging

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