Scientific Name: Vaccinium ovalifolium Form: Round
Common Name:oval-leaved blueberry Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:EricaceaeHabit: Irregular, Open, Upright, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Canada - central, Canada - eastern, Canada - northern, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Pink, Apr- May
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, Blue, Black, Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Bog, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Herb, Mixed shrub border, Summer interest, Wetland - bogs, Wildlife food, Woodland margin, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Leaves thin, elliptic, 1.5-4 cm x 0.5-1.8 cm, margins entire or with a few low, blunt teeth below the middle only; flowers urn-shaped, pinkish, to 6 mm long, bloom in early spring, before or as the leaves emerge.