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Vaccinium angustifolium

More About Vaccinium angustifolium

  • Clusters of white flowers
  • Small, sweet, dark blue fruit
  • Glossy, blue-green leaves turn purple in the fall
  • Ripens: Mid to late summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Vaccinium angustifolium is fire tolerant and its numbers often increase in an area following a forest fire.

 

Zone:

2

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

White
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Lowbush Blueberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Blueberry plants grow best in an acidic, well-drained, moist soil, in full sun or partial shade. Prune soon after fruiting to ensure subsequent fruit production.


Vaccinium angustifolium Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Edible
Edible
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Fall Color
Berries

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Vaccinium angustifolium

Diervilla lonicera

Diervilla lonicera

Bush Honeysuckle