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Mortiño

Vaccinium floribundum

Also known as

Andean Blueberry

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

Min

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mortiño Overview

This blueberry is densely spreading evergreen shrub with small, rounded, glossy dark green leaves, which are purple-red when young. Dense clusters of mid pink flowers appear in May, followed by edible, red berries.

Common problems with Mortiño

How to propagate Mortiño

Cuttings

You can propagate by division or from semi-ripe cuttings.

Division

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Mortiño

Grown for year-round foliage interest, attractive flowers and edible fruit. Suitable for containers and sunny, sheltered borders.