Ardisia japonica 'Chirimen' /Chirimen Marlberry

Ardisia japonica 'Chirimen'     / Ardisia japonica 'Chirimen'
Mounds of the Chirimen marlberry cultivar
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Mounds of the Chirimen marlberry cultivar

Close-up of a mounding form

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Scientific Name: Ardisia japonica 'Chirimen'
Common Name: Chirimen Marlberry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Nonaggressive spreader that prefers cool, moist soil. Will not tolerate foot traffic. Grows as a low mounding shrub with all plants being quite uniform in shape.