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Red huckleberry

Vaccinium parvifolium

Red bilberry, Red whortleberry

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This acid soil loving N. American native is an upright deciduous shrub which provides all year round interest with it's white (flushed pink) flowers in spring, edible spherical red fruit in summer & it's leaves which turn bright red in autumn.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Fruit can be collected in late summer.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood or semi ripe cuttings.

Special features

Geography

Natural climate
Western N America

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
A low maintenance shrub that suits borders of informal cottage style gardens as well as inner city gardens and coastal locations.

Personality

Family
Ericaceae
Flower colour
White

Problems

Can suffer from Foot & Root rot.

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