Vaccinium angustifolium

Lowbush Blueberry

Photo Courtesy of Prides Corner Farm

  • Native
  • Sweet dark blue berries mid to late summer
  • White flowers in May
  • Dark green leaves turn reddish-bronze in the fall
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Average Water
Average Water

Interesting Notes about Lowbush Blueberry:

This native blueberry produces sweet, dark blue berries from mid-to-late summer

Dainty white flowers cover the bush in May

Dark green leaves put on a magnificent autumn show as they transform to a reddish-bronze color

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Thrives in full sun

Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer

Prune in late winter to remove old branches and thin to provide rejuvenation and good airflow for fruiting

Height: 6-24 in
Spread: 18-24 ft
Price Level 1: $29.99~#1
Bloom Color: Blue, White
Zone: 2-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Native
  • Edible


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green
  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained