Scientific Name: Vaccinium corymbosum Form: Vase
Common Name:highbush blueberry Texture:
Family Name:EricaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Canada - eastern Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire, Serrulate
Flowers: Raceme, White, May- Jun
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, Blue, Black, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil: Acidic
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Mixed shrub border, Urban agriculture, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Stems are reddish-brown; leaves are waxy and slightly serrated; flowers white, urn-shaped; fruit - typical blue berries.