Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Blueray’ – Highbush blueberry – Swamp blueberry – Blueberry – Cranberry – Huckleberry –


V. corymbosum ‘Blueray’ – Highbush blueberry – Swamp blueberry –This upright, dense, many branched, deciduous shrub with arching shoots from Eastern North America, grows 5-6’ feet tall and wide. It produces lance shaped, smooth or toothed edged, mid green leaves 1-3 ½” long turning scarlet in autumn. In late spring and early summer, it bears pendent, terminal racemes, to 2” long of cylindrical, white sometimes red tinted flowers, ½” long, they are followed by edible, sweet, spherical, white bloomed, blue-black berries, to ½” across. Prefers boggy soil.

Grow in acidic, peaty or sandy, moist but well drained soil in full sun or partial shade, some prefer boggy ground. Protect from the hottest summer sun.

zones 3-7