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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3-6 ft (1-1.8 m)

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

Features: Leaves turn orange tones in autumn; white flowers; edible blue-black berries

Uses: Autumn color Shrub borders Fruit production

Zones: 2?9

Description: This deciduous 3?6?ft (1?1.8?m) shrub from eastern USA is widely cultivated for its edible fruit, the common blueberry. It has 1?3?in (25?80?mm) long lance-shaped leaves that develop fiery orange tones in autumn. Its flowers, white, sometimes with a red t

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Several cultivars available

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

Duration: Perennial

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