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Common Lowbush-blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium



Low growing blueberry, 1 to 2 feet, of dry, sterile soils. Fruits in July and a red color in the fall. Grows well in both sunny and shaded conditions.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Late Lowbush Blueberry
Plant Family:Ericaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Late April to mid-May, appearing with the leaves
Fruit Timing:Late June to August
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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