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Lowbush Blueberry   

Vaccinium angustifolium

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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.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Lowbush Blueberry have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Lowbush Blueberry

  • Partial Sun

    OR
  • Dappled Sun

Blueberries like acidic soil and will suffer from chlrosis if soil is alkaline. Plant two or more blueberry bushes in order to produce fruit.1

Position 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.

See our list of companion Plants for Lowbush Blueberry to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Lowbush Blueberry from seed

Transplanting Lowbush Blueberry

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Lowbush Blueberry is a hardy plant.

How long does Lowbush Blueberry take to grow?

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Lowbush Blueberry Etymology

Angustifolium is Latin for “narrow leaves”or “a narrow snout”.1

Other names for Lowbush Blueberry

Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton

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