Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Low growing native evergreen
  • Thrives in poor soils
  • Persistent red berries
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in a well drained or sandy soil

A deer resistant ground cover 

Plant in sun or part sun

Height: 6-12 in
Spread: 4-6 ft
Price Level 1: $29.99~#1
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 3-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Low Maintenance
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Native
  • Naturalizing

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Winter

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Moist, Well-Drained