Vaccinium macrocarpon growing subshrub of the genus Vaccinium also known as Cranberries macrocarpon, Vaccinium macrocarpon perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental ground cover plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-8.

Leaves color green mostly dark in the winter the leaves can become red.

Flower color can be: white pink or purple, flower has reflexed petals the stamen expose and facing down the petals go up.

Vaccinium macrocarpon fruits

Fruit color red and has sour taste, the fruit size can be 1-2 cm.

Vaccinium macrocarpon for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Vaccinium macrocarpon growing and care:

Acid soil, iron, chilling hours, mulch

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Some virus attack a lot of verity, sensitive to heat

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring

Pests and diseases:
Virus, aphids

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches

Size of the plant?
10-15 cm, 4-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (outside of the temperate zone can grow in shade with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Reflexed flower color can be: white pink or purple, flower has reflexed petals the stamen expose and facing down the petals go up

Pollination is done by:
Bees, self-pollination

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Vaccinium macrocarpon fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, beverage

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years from seeds, 1-2 years from cutting

Scientific name:

Vaccinium macrocarpon

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