An attractive, small, evergreen shrub, Wisley Pearl Gaulnettya features large clusters of purple-red, tasty berries in autumn and winter. This interesting hybrid grows to about 3 ft. in height and is particularly nice planted in borders or as an edible small hedge. Wisley Pearl Gaulnettya is prized for its abundant crops of tasty, attractive berries.
Gaulnettya like partial shade and moist, well-drained, acidic soil. It is self-fertile, hardy to minus 10 degrees F., USDA Zone 6, and is not bothered by pests or diseases.
Latin Name: Gaulnettya wisleyensis
Site and Soil: Gaulnettya likes partial shade and moist, well drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements: Gaulnettya is self-fertile
Hardiness: Gaulnettya is hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3 ft. in height
Bloom Time: May to June
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 2-3 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Gaulnettya is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: Not Listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not Listed