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Hillside False Ohelo (Wikstroemia uva-ursi)

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Wikstroemia Uva-Ursi, or more commonly know as Hillside False Ohelo, is a shrub with yellow-green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Wikstroemia. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is year round. Wikstroemia Uva-Ursi or Hillside False Ohelo's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Wikstroemia
  • Family: Thymelaeaceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Shrub
  • Native Status: HI (N)
  • Active Growth Period: Year Round
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: None
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: Medium
  • C:N Ratio: Low
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Foliage Color: Yellow-Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Moderate
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Red
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Bunch
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 5
  • Height Mature (feet): 3
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: Yes
  • Shape and Orientation: Prostrate
  • Toxicity: Moderate
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Low
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 365
  • Hedge Tolerance: None
  • Moisture Use: High
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1280
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 12
  • Salinity Tolerance: Medium
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Commercial Availability: No Known Source
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Year Round
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Year Round
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: Yes
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 2000
  • Seed Spread Rate: Slow
  • Seedling Vigor: High
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: Slow




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