5 Pack Live Teaberry Plants Evergreen American Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens

Regular price $6.29

This is for (5) Teaberry Plants. 

Leaves and berry have a super taste.  This variety is native to the Appalachian Mountains.  Very hardy in most climates.  For indoor or outdoor use.  Spreads quickly and makes a great tea.

During the winter the plants turn a nice violet color, then return to lush green in late spring.  Berries appear at radom or not at all.  The rooting system is shallow making it easy to grow.  Mountain teaberry has the tendancy to "run", having connected root systems.  You will get atleast 5 plants with roots, approx. 6"-10" long.


These do not require any special planting. Simply place on top of your soil and mist with a spring water (or non-chlorinated) every few days. These do best when kept out of direct sunlight, especially during the hotter hours of the day.  Clean air is essential for these to live. They will not thrive in a smoky or contaminated environment.  Also note that these grow at a very slow rate, most only 1/4-1/2" per year, if that. 



Keep moss damp. Moisten every 3-5 days if inside.  Avoid full direct sun for more than 6 hours. Cooler morning sun provides the best results, with shade in the heat of the day.

Tip: Rain water can be caught in a vessel and put into a NEW CLEAN spray bottle for natural watering.


Succulent Care

Succulents do best in well-drained soil. The addition of grit or sharp sand will improve porosity & drainage.  After planting, water once a week. New plants should be well established in 5-6 weeks.

Visit the Cactus Succulent Society for very detailed care information. A great resource!


Mini-Terrarium Instructions

Place a small clump of moss in container first, then place the smaller lichen as preferred to fill in or add detail. Tweezers or a skewer can be helpful in placing and arranging. Water well then add a few drops of spring water (or non-chlorinated) every few days.


Seedling Care

Depending on the time of year, your seedlings may or may not have leaves. Care of the roots is most important at this time, keep them moist until time for planting.