Southern High Bush Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Vaccinium virgatum Accepted
Vaccinium amoenum Synonym
Vaccinium ashei Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Offsets
Pollinators: Various insects

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