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The genus Vaccinium contains around 223 deciduous or evergreen subshrubs, shrubs and trees. It includes multiple species which produce fruits of commercial importance such as Cranberry, Blueberry, Bilberry, Lingonberry and Huckleberry. These plants are cultivated for their attractive, leathery foliage, this shows nice autumn colour, their edible fruits, which vary across species and their flowers. Flowers are usually bell-shaped and coloured white, pink, green or red. Produced singly or in clusters on unbranched stems called racemes. These plants are best grown in woodland gardens, growing optimally in full or partial sun and moist, well-draining, peaty or sandy, acidic soil.
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How to propagate Blueberry
You can propagate by division or from semi-ripe cuttings.
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Blueberry
Grown for their foliage, autumn colour (on deciduous species) flowers and fruits, often edible.