I have a Wintergreen plant in a 4" pot that I just received from Bluestone Perennials. It is a nice plant- I have always lived in the South where they won't grow, and I read they need acid soil. I have compressed peat, but our soil here is very alkaline. Any advice? Thanks
Need advice for Wintergreen (Gaulthera Procumbens)
You could try some of the organic fertilizer mix sold for use on blueberries. I have a Wintergreen plant that is not growing very fast, so I might try that myself. You could have better luck than I have had since the plant prefers a colder WInter than I have to offer it.
I understand these are a little tricky to get started. I know I tried to put some in several year ago and they just languished, and I have acid soil under douglas fir trees. Here's an article written by a local gardener: