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A picture of a Lowbush Blueberry

Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium

Also known as

Sweet-hurts, Late sweet blueberry

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

30cm

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lowbush Blueberry Overview

This is a spreading densely branched deciduous shrub with lance-shaped glossy dark green toothed leaves turning red in autumn. Bell-shaped white, racemed flowers are borne in mid spring followed by blue black berries.

Common problems with Lowbush Blueberry

How to propagate Lowbush Blueberry

Cuttings

Propagate by division or from cuttings in autumn.

Division

Special features of Lowbush Blueberry

Attracts bees

Ground cover

Other uses of Lowbush Blueberry

Grown for their foliage, autumn colour (on deciduous species) flowers and fruits, often edible.