With our Lingonberry Bundle gardeners everywhere can grow these super-hardy, dwarf evergreen shrubs and enjoy the bright red, vitamin-rich flavorful berries! Lingonberries are very popular in Scandinavia and Northern Europe. The tart berries can be eaten fresh and really excel in preserves, jams, jellies, syrup and wine. They are also used medicinally to lower cholesterol.
Latin Name: Vaccinium vitis-idea
Site and Soil: Red Pearl Lingonberry likes 1/2 day to full with filtered shade in hot region and moist acidic, well-drained soil
Pollination Requirements: Red Pearl Lingonberry is self-fertile
Hardiness: Lingonberries are hardy to minus 50° F.
Bearing Age: Our plants are of bearing age at time of sale
Size at Maturity: 12″-14″ tall in and forms a great ground-cover
Bloom Time: summer and throughout fall
Ripening Time: Fall
Pests & Diseases: Lingonberry is not bothered by pest or disease.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-6, 15-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 34-43