Gaylussacia brachycera 'Berried Treasure'

Box Huckleberry

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Semi-evergreen glossy leaves
  • Small white pink flowers with purple blue fruit in summer
  • Red fall foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
No Deadheading
No Deadheading
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Interesting Notes about Box Huckleberry:

Will produce fruit even even with only one plant

Noted to be self sterile and colonies are often too far apart to produce viable seed

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Average to dry, acidic soil that is sandy or rocky

Self fertile but fruit production is better with cross-pollination

Berries loved by humans and many wildlife species

Height: 12 in
Spread: 1-3 ft
Price Level 1: $29.99~#1
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 5-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Native
  • Drought Tolerant
  • No Deadheading
  • Edible
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Spring Bloomer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water