Gaultheria shallon Salal

  • Gaultheria shallon,  Salal
  • Gaultheria shallon,  Salal
  • Gaultheria shallon,  Salal
  • Gaultheria shallon,  Salal
  • Plant type
    • Coniferous or Broadleaf Evergreen ShrubGroundcover
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • UPL-Very dry, found in upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 3-6 in., 3-6 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 2-3 ft., 3 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 4-6 ft., 3-5 ft.
 

Salal has tasty black berries good for people or wildlfe.

Plants have thick, evergreen leaves, that are valued in floral arrangements. Small dainty white flowers bloom in late spring or early summer bearing edible black fruit in fall. Needs well drained soils. Grows 3-6 ft. tall, tallest in shaded woodland.

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