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Vaccinium corymbosum, Tropical Blueberry, Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum

Tropical Blueberry, Lowbush Blueberry
Family: Ericaceae
Origin: North America, Europe and Asia
USDA Zone: 5-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersEdible plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The berries are light blue, very large and flavorful. They grow in an open cluster. The plant has an upright habit, it is a bushy upright deciduous shrub, with small oval dark green leaves turning attractive shades of orange and red in the fall. Extremely productive. Most commonly associated with light, well-drained acidic soils. Soils generally have a high organic content but may be relatively low in available mineral nutrients. This variety is well-suited to subtropical conditions, and can be grown as a potted plant. Blueberry is an effective supplement for eyesight improvement, cholesterol reduction, and cancer prevention.

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