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atrococcum

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Vaccinium
                        Specie: atrococcum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 5-10 ft (1.5-3 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soil

Features: Pink to greenish red flowers; edible blue-black fruit

Uses: Damp sites Shrub borders

Zones: 4?9

Description: In its native northeastern North America this 5?10?ft (1.5?3?m) tall deciduous shrub can be found growing in very damp and boggy areas. In cultivation, however, it will thrive in any acidic soil that remains moist in summer. It has 1?3?in (25?80?mm) long

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

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