Low, dense evergreen shrub. Outstanding planted as a ground cover under blueberries. Bright red, tasty berries ripen in summer and make delicious jams and jellies. Wonderful added to muffins and breads.
Zone 2-7 full sun
Zone 7-9 afternoon shade
Soil: Moist, well drained soil. pH 3.5 - 5 with the use of an acid ferilizer - sulfur or aluminum sulfate according to lable insructions. Mulch heavily to keep roots cool and moist. Never use animal manures around acid loving plants.
Harvest: Late fall - September to October
Water: Keep moist. Will not tolerate standing water.