Mitchella Repens 5 For $14.99

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Mitchella Repens 

Mitchella Repens, also known as Partrdigeberry plants, is known because it tends to trail or creep. It belongs to the Madder Family (Rubiaceae). This Plant is also native to central and eastern North America. Many people know this Plant by several other names such as Mitchella Repens, Squaw Berry, Two-eyed Berry, and Running Fox.

You may find these plants in dry or moist woodland, stream banks, decaying logs, and other damp environments. It is an evergreen creeper vine that bears pairs of white flowers that develop into bright red berries.

These vines require a large area to flourish since they spread by branching and setting down roots at the nodes of the branches. The entire Plant is dainty, from its pairs of small, rounded evergreen leaves to its tiny funnel-shaped pinkish-white blooms and scarlet berries. Its flowers expand into four petals as they bloom. The petal tips possess a heavy coat of small white hair. Its flowers are borne in groups of two. One berry grows from two fertilized flowers, and the ovaries of both flowers merge to produce the fruit.

It is a perennial herb that may reach heights of up to 2 inches and widths of 6 to 12 inches. If you want to cultivate this Plant effectively, choosing a spot with well-drained soil rich in humus is essential. Generally speaking, the vine requires a sandy, sloped soil that is neither acidic nor alkaline. It is ideal in part shade but can handle the sunlight. It blooms from late spring through early summer, but the reddish berries will linger on the Plant throughout winter if left alone. 

Partridgeberry Plants, Mitchells Repens comes from the idea that the Partridges love to eat berries

Its berries are edible but rather tasteless. The flavor may range from mild to sour or cranberry-like. Humans may also consume the fruit. You may eat it fresh or convert it into jam, sauce, or pie. Its berries also attract several birds and insects. It is an herb that aids in the creation of medicines.

Women may use it to treat menstrual cramps, childbirth, and sore nipples. Aside from that, people may sometimes use it to treat insomnia. As a moderate diuretic, it helps to decrease excessive urination. It also aids in the treatment of gastrointestinal illnesses and diarrhea.

It grows slowly but consistently, ultimately creating a dense layer of partridgeberry ground cover. It also possesses a variety of fascinating leaves, blooms, and fruits. It is a winter garden must-have for confident gardeners. Its dark-green foliage and crimson berries are sights to see on frigid winter days.

A pleasant sweet scent emanates from the blossoms, and the dried leaves have a fresh hay-like fragrance to them. In the garden, this Plant is ideal for tucking under established shrubs and perennials that provide shade from the afternoon sun. Not only is this a delightful miniature plant that will reward you with bright white blooms in the spring or early summer and striking red berries in the fall, but the dense foliage also helps to control weeds and conserve moisture in the perennial bed.

Although it prefers moderately moist soil, this Plant requires relatively little supplemental watering as the dense foliage serves as a living mulch to the soil, preventing moisture loss to evaporation. It is a natural addition to woodland gardens and brings a splash of color all year long with its long-lasting white blooms in spring and summer and bright red berries throughout much of fall and winter.

Berries soften and release their seeds by spring. While some seeds may sprout and grow, some do not germinate until the following year. If you choose to harvest the seeds with the hopes of starting new plants, be aware the seeds must be coldly stratified for four weeks at 40 degrees for them to germinate. Some seeds may not germinate at all.

Partridgeberry plants Mitchella repens multiply and spread via rooting along the vine

This Plant has shiny green leaves that produce tiny trumpet-shaped flowers with white petals. That is where the berries grow, and they are bright red. It ripens between July and October, and only a small amount of berries is produced. The blooming season for this berry is during the summer months. The Plant consists mainly of foliage. This type of berry is not highly recommended for garden or home use, but some gardeners use this Plant for a year-round decoration for their landscape.

This Plant will add a touch of brightness to landscaping during the bland winter months. This vine grows well in rock gardens and is an excellent ground cover for shrubs. The herb from this Plant can be used in many ointments to heal cramps and body aches and assist with pain control during childbirth.

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Reviews (15)

  • 3
    Partridgeberry Plant

    Posted by Jerry Cox on Jan 23, 2022

    I have this lined up in my yard. This attracts birds and butterflies and it surrounds my plants in gladness.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on Jun 14, 2022

    The plants adapted quickly and are thriving.

  • 5

    Posted by Lee Williams on May 27, 2022

    Plants arrived intact and healthy. Planted them the next day

  • 5
    So far, so good!

    Posted by Debbie on Apr 07, 2022

    I ordered 21 Partridge Berry plants. They arrived as healthy looking little vines, but without any planting instructions. I searched the website to no avail, so did what made sense to me, & made little shallow trenches for planting. So far, they are looking like they will make it. I am hoping that they love my yard so that I can order many more!

  • 5

    Posted by Beth Parson on Jan 13, 2022

    The packaging of the product was good enough and The plant was in good condition.

  • 5
    Squaw Vine Plant

    Posted by Natalie Holligsworth on Aug 27, 2019

    growing great this was the added color that I needed around the edge of my flower garden

  • 5
    Squaw Vine Plant

    Posted by Jimmy Jones on Aug 26, 2019

    love this stuff

  • 5
    Squaw Vine Plant

    Posted by Deann Holloway on Aug 23, 2019

    I just love these vines.

  • 5
    Squaw Vine Plant

    Posted by Janice Nolan on Aug 22, 2019

    This is amazing.


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