Berry Wise Huckleberry is a vigorous cultivar, with high yields of dark blue fruits. Clusters of four to eight berries can be harvested from a single stem. The plants grow to a mature height of 5-6 inches, with a moderate spread of 3 inches per year under ideal conditions.
Latin Name: Vaccinium ovatum
Site and Soil: Can grow in sun or shade and likes moist, well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile, but planting with another huckleberry variety will increase yield.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 5-6″ in height
Fruit Skin: Dark Blue
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July
Yield: 1-2 pints when mature
Pests & Diseases: Huckleberries are not bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 6-8