Bearberry Seeds - Uva Ursi
(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) Zones 2 - 7. Evergreen ground cover.
A wonderful, low growing native plant. Bearberry is incredibly versatile and can do well in richer forest soil and thrives in more barren, rocky conditions.
Bearberry is mildly diuretic and anti-septic. Tea or tincture can be helpful in treating bladder infections. Also known as Kinnickinnick or simply Uva Ursi.
Cold Hardiness: Zones 2 - 7
Size: Ground Cover
Growth Rate: Slow
Nitrogen Fixer: No
Native Plant: Yes
Germination: 50 - 70%
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Preference: Dry, gravelly, slightly acidic