Botanical Name: Vaccinium augustifolium; Family: Ericaceae
Height: 16 - 24 inches.
Spacing: 1 - 2 feet.
Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
Spread: 12 - 24 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Yield: 2 - 5 pounds at maturity.
Foliage: Crimson foliage in the Fall.
Fruit: Small, firm, sweet, bright light-blue berries.
Form: Oval to rounded.
Soil Requirements: Acidic, moist, organic, well-drained soil. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Size: 1/4 inch blossoms.
Comments: Lowbush variety; primarily ornamental. Bush matures in 3 - 4 years. Completely covered with white, bell shaped flowers. Lasting for several weeks. Berries can be harvested for several weeks. Can be trained as Bonsai specimen.
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