Vaccinium spp.
Attractive fruiting shrubs, Blueberries feature flavorful, nutritious berries, beautiful spring flowers, brilliant fall color, and a range of sizes, hardiness and ripening dates. Blueberries are easy to grow, require little care and are seldom bothered by pests. While Blueberries and considered self-fertile, planting two varieties will ensure abundant crops.
Lowbush Blueberries
Native to the Northeast U.S., Lowbush Blueberries form an attractive groundcover with small white flowers in the spring, followed by pea size, sky blue berries, with distinctively delicious, wild Blueberry flavor. Lowbush Blueberries are hardy to minus 30°F or below and grow to only about 1 ft. in height with a spread of about 3 ft.
Vaccinium angustifolium
This outstanding selection from Maine, bears abundant crops of sweet and tasty, light blue berries. A fine ornamental shrub as well, its gray-green foliage is accented by burgundy-colored new growth. 5757
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