Ardisia japonica

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  • Common Name: Marlberry
  • Plant Story:

    Ardisia japonica is one of the fundamental herbs in Chinese medicine often used to treat various conditions including bronchitis. A low growing evergreen woody shrub Mulberry has white to pale flowers followed by showy red drupes that mature to black in the fall.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Pink,White
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 8-10
  • Height: .5-1 ft
  • Spread: 1-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Ground cover
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Low-growing
  • Special Care Instructions:

    INVASIVE! Intolerant of wet and dry soil. Foliage may burn in full sun.


Marlberry - Additional Photos