Vaccinium

Blueberry


Deciduous Fruit / Vegetable, Shrub

As if delicious, nutritious fruit wasn't reason enough to grow this plant; it holds it own in the ornamental garden as well. Fall color and red stems in winter are a bonus.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun

Water Needs: Average

Description

Size: 36 - 84 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Arching
Foliage Texture: Medium

Features: Edible, Fall Color

Fall Color: Red Orange

Bloom Season: Spring

Fruit Description: Blue, Medicinal / Utility

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Kitchen Garden, Structure / Foundation
Wildlife: Bees

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium