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What to plant under pines

Posted by tnsunflowers none (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 16, 14 at 21:40

We removed bunch of really tall and spindly pine that were prone to falling over. What can I grow in their place? There are many stumps and shallow roots, plus a few small hardwood trees, so the area is slightly shaded. I thought about starting a berry patch, but then I realized not everything will enjoy that acidic soil. I would like to grow something edible, but will settle for something pretty. Low maintenance would also be great. Thanks!

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RE: What to plant under pines

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) likes acid soil and shade and produces edible berries.

Blueberries and cranberries love acid soil, although they don't like shade so much.

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