Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' (Capsuna Chiliana, Murtilla, Chilean Guava, Ugniberry)
Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' (Capsuna Chiliana, Murtilla, Chilean Guava, Ugniberry)
Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' (Capsuna Chiliana, Murtilla, Chilean Guava, Ugniberry)

Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' (Chilean Strawberry, Murtilla, Chilean Guava, Ugniberry)

59,00 lei

Stage: pot 17 cm

pot 17 cm
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Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' , also known as murtilla or Chilean strawberry, is a fruit-bearing shrub native to South America, especially Chile. This variety is appreciated for its tasty fruits and ornamental appearance. Here is a description of this plant:

- Height and spread : It reaches heights of approximately 1-1.5 meters and a similar width.
- Leaves : The leaves are small, oval-shaped, glossy, dark green. They are persistent, which means that the plant is evergreen.
- Flowers : The flowers are small, white-pink in color, appear in spring and have a pleasant aroma.
- Fruits : The fruits are small, round, red or dark purple in color, and have a sweet and aromatic taste, similar to strawberries. The fruits are edible and can be eaten fresh or used in various culinary preparations, such as jams and desserts. The plant is self-fertile .
- Habitat : Prefers well-drained, moist soils and sunny or partially shaded places. It is adaptable and can be grown in small gardens or in pots.
- Cold resistance: It is moderately cold resistant, being able to tolerate temperatures between -5 and -10°C, but requires protection in regions with colder winters. According to some sources, this plant also adapts to much lower temperatures.
- Use : It is ideal for home gardens, borders or as a potted plant due to its compact appearance and delicious fruits.

Ugni molinae 'Pretty Berry' is a versatile and attractive plant, which adds both aesthetic and gastronomic value to any garden.

Height with pots included: approx. 50 cm