United States Edition


Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Belonging to the Symphoricarpos genus, Coralberry has a botanical name of Symphoricarpos orbiculatus. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Coral red. A type of ornamental, it mainly grows as a semi-evergreen plant - which means that is evergreen in mild areas but otherwise deciduous. Normally grows with a bushy habit. This plant tends to bloom in late summer, followed by first harvests in mid autumn. Coralberry is a great plant to attract birds to your garden.

United States is believed to be where Coralberry originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Coralberry have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Coralberry

  • Full Sun

    OR +
  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Coralberry likes a position of full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 2 - Zone 7 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Coralberry is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.

See our list of companion Plants for Coralberry to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Coralberry from seed

Transplanting Coralberry

As Coralberry is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Coralberry

Stems with berries may be cut in winter for floral arrangements.1

Common Coralberry problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Coralberry plants:

Other names for Coralberry

Coralberry care instructions

How long does Coralberry take to grow?

These estimates for how long Coralberry takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!


Coralberry Forums

No groups yet - why not start a new one?


Treehugger logo

Folia's cool webtool helps you get all your seeds in a row - from listing chores to tracking frosts, researching sowing and harvesting timing to tracking observations about your garden.

More buzz about us...

Latest Activity

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Rose | Carrot | Cucumber | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish