Coralberry

Ardisia crenata

Photo/Illustration: 
Bill Johnson
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Coralberry (Ardisia crenata)
ar-DIS-ee-ah kren-AY-tah
Genus:  Ardisia
This shrub produces abundant, long-lasting, coral-red to scarlet berries, which stand out against dark-green, glossy leaves.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Shows off in winter, with its evergreen foliage and bright red berries.
Propagation:  Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Fungal root rot, fungal stem and leaf diseases. Mealybugs.

Overview

Height
6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Slow Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Characteristics
Attracts Birds,
Showy Fruit
Bloom Time
Summer
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Shade,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Winter Interest
Type
Shrubs

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