Also known as
Red Bilberry, Red Whortleberry
20 years to reach maturity
Red Huckleberry Overview
This acid soil loving N. American native is an upright deciduous shrub which provides year-round interest with its white (flushed pink) flowers in spring, edible spherical red fruit in summer, and its leaves which turn bright red in autumn.
How to harvest Red Huckleberry
Fruit can be collected in late summer.
How to propagate Red Huckleberry
Take softwood or semi ripe cuttings.
Special features of Red Huckleberry
Other uses of Red Huckleberry
A low maintenance shrub that suits borders of informal cottage style gardens as well as inner city gardens and coastal locations.