Vaccinium angustifolium / Lowbush Blueberry


A favorite wild fruit of our family – sweet and enjoyable to pick.

This low-growing shrub prefers well-drained, acidic soils. Beautiful fall color. A good nectary for native bees and other pollinators.

A minimum of two plants are recommended for cross-pollination and fruiting.

Height: 1’ – 2’ Blooms: April – June

Fruit: June – August

Habitat: Well drained, Sun to part sun


BONAP 2022 Vaccinium angustifolium Native Range Map

Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
Brown Elfin
Henry’s Elfin
Spring Azure
Striped Hairstreak

Larval Host Plant (moths):
Alternate Woodling
American Dagger
Andromeda Underwing
Apple Sphinx
Banded Tussock Moth
Black-Waved Flannel Caterpillar
Canadian Melanolophia
Chain- dotted Geometer
Cleft-headed Looper
Common Metarranthis
Confused Woodgrain
Copper Underwing
Crocus Geometer
Dash-lined Looper
Distinct Quaker
Dotted Gray
Filament Bearer
Forest Tent Caterpillar
Harris’ Three- spot
Impressive Dagger
Intractable Quaker
Large Lace-Border
Large Maple Spanworm
Linden Looper
Major Datana
Norman’s Quaker
One-Spotted Variant
Paddle Caterpillar
Pale Green Pinion
Red- humped Caterpillar
Red-winged Sallow
Ruby Quaker
Saddleback Caterpillar
Saddled Prominent
Skiff Moth
Slender Clearwing
Small Phigalia
Small Purplish Gray
Sordid Underwing
Spiny Oak Slug
Streaked Tussock
Sweetfern Geometer
The Half-wing, Triton Dagger
Unicorn Caterpillar
Yellow-based Tussock
Yellow-Haired Dagger Moth
Yellow-necked Caterpillar
Yellow-shouldered Slug
Zebra Caterpillar

Additional information


Three inch pot