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: Berry Wise Huckleberry can grow in sun or shade and likes moist, well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Huckleberries are self-fertile but planting with another huckleberry variety will increase yield.
Hardiness: Berry Wise Huckleberry is hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 5-6″ in height
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
Sunset Western Zone: 4-7, 14-17, 22-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed