Autumn Dream Huckleberry is an outstanding array of mixed burgundy, red, and deep green colored foliage every autumn. The plants are vigorous and adapt well to any landscape. Flowers are abundant in the spring, with light blue edible fruits ripening in late July for three weeks. Also known as Box Huckleberry this plant will grow no more than 4 inches tall and spread moderately.
Latin Name: Vaccinium ovatum
Site and Soil: Evergreen Huckleberry can grow in sun or shade and likes moist, well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Autumn Dream Huckleberry is self-fertile but planting with another Huckleberry Variety will increase yields
Hardiness: Autumn Dream Huckleberry is hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4″ in height
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July
Yield: 2-3 pints
Pests & Diseases: Huckleberries are not bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: 4-7, 14-17, 22-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed