Vaccinium corymbosum

Growing Information

Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight: Sun – Shade
Soils: Moist to dry
Bloom Time: White flowers in May, June
Size: 3-12 feet in height; 3-7 foot spread

Highbush Blueberry is excellent for naturalized landscaping. Provides brilliant red fall color and is a great alternative to the harmful invasive Burning Bush.

Garden Companions

Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens)

Nature Benefits

• Host to the Frosted Elfin butterfly.
• Berries highly favored by numerous bird species and other wildlife.
• Excellent pollinator plant.

Native Habitat

Occurs in wooded and open areas, wetland edges, dry pitch pine and oak woodlands.

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