BOTANICAL NAME Vaccinium angustifolium
DESCRIPTION: Everyone knows and loves these beautiful and tasty fruits, now touted for their antioxidant levels. Known as well for improving eyesight, especially night vision. This particular blueberry is a wild low bush type, hardy to the arctic and tolerant of poor, wet, acid soils. White blossoms in spring, with red leaves in the fall. Grows slowly to a small bush. If you soil is alkaline, grow in a pot. Needs winter chill, not recommended for warm-winter areas.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: Zones 2-6/Height 3'/Matures 5 yrs
WHEN TO PLANT : Spring, Fall
GERMINATION DAYS: 1-2 months
SEEDS PER PACKET: 50
SOURCE CODE: C
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Seeds need light to germinate-place the seeds in pots or flats on top of a peat-based potting mix that has been tamped down well. You may sprinkle more potting mix LIGHTLY over them to maintain moisture, but do not bury them. Keep moist-if necessary, place pots in a clear plastic bag. Transplant to a larger pot for a year, then plant in the ground. Generally, prepare the permanent spot as you would any perennial crop. Please see info sheet included with your order.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly