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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 4-10 in (10-25 cm)

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

Features: Toothed leaves; pinky white flowers; edible blue-black fruit

Uses: Ground cover Autumn color

Zones: 2?8

Description: Found near the Arctic Circle in northern North America and also extending further south in the western part of its range, this 4?10?in (10?25?cm) high deciduous shrub is extremely hardy. It has small leaves, sometimes with serrated edges, and its flowers

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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