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PlantFiles: Japanese Ardisia, Marlberry
Ardisia japonica 'Chirimen'

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Family: Myrsinaceae
Genus: Ardisia (ar-DIZ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chirimen

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Raleigh, North Carolina
Dallas, Texas
Houston, Texas
Lynchburg, Virginia



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