Ardisia japonica /Japanese Ardisia

Ardisia japonica  / Ardisia japonica
Ground cover planting around base of tree trunk
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Ground cover planting around base of tree trunk

Old, established planting

Ground cover planting over a large area

Dense ground cover

Has red berries in fall and winter

In flower in early spring

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Scientific Name: Ardisia japonica
Common Name: Japanese Ardisia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Subject to spider mites and leaf fungus. Used almost exclusively as a ground cover.