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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: 4-8?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEdibleSubtropical, 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. 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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