Lowbush Blueberry is a plant which belongs to the Vaccinium genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (angustifolium) means 'with narrow leaves'.Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Anti-flash white. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Blue. It is a flowering edible fruit and is treated mainly as a deciduous, so it sheds its leaves annually. Normally grows with a bush-like habit. This plant tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer. If you would like to attract bees and birds to your garden, consider growing this plant.
Lowbush Blueberry needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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Blueberries like acidic soil and will suffer from chlrosis if soil is alkaline. Plant two or more blueberry bushes in order to produce fruit.1Position in a partial sun / dappled sun location. Keep in mind when planting that Lowbush Blueberry is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Lowbush Blueberry so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Lowbush Blueberry so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Lowbush Blueberry plants:
Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton