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evergreen huckleberry

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Evergreen huckleberry berries Evergreen huckleberry bronze new growth

Vaccinium ovatum

Evergreen Shrub

Height: 6 ft.

Availability: High

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: part shade - shade


Plant description:

Beautiful foliage and edible fruit make this a must in most gardens. The new growth is bronze and the berries are blue to black. Does not transplant well, but can be grown easily from smaller potted stock. Can be hedged. For more information, check out the article about huckleberry under Plant topics.

Keywords: birds, broad, broad leaf (evergreen), butterflies, drought tolerant, edible, fire-resistant , fruit, purple, spreading, upright, white

Articles that mention this plant: Huckleberry plant pick

Plans that use this plant:Dry, part shade, Moist, part shade, Moist, shady