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Found this 'Vaccinium vitis-idaea [cowberry] 'red candy' on a plant stall and rather liked it. It is an evergreen dwarf shrub growing to 25cm high.



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it's a festive little gem, nice !

21 Oct, 2012

 

i hope it lasts!!! be good if those were chilli peppers!!

21 Oct, 2012

 

It does look festive as does your lovely robin pic :-))

21 Oct, 2012

 

thanks wildrose, wasnt really meant to be but red certainly seems festive!

21 Oct, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Looks nice is that a lime free one ,Will have to look it up

22 Oct, 2012

 

Very pretty Stickie with its little red baubles ;0)

22 Oct, 2012

 

That's beautiful Sticki.....

22 Oct, 2012

 

Another super attractive Plants:-)))

22 Oct, 2012

 

Beautiful exemplar, but they are very demanding on soil and moist and enought sun, but not too much :)))

22 Oct, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Does require Acid soil,looked it up,
They are red blueberies lol don't know what they taste like.

22 Oct, 2012

 

Sorry Brian, I didn't answer your first question, it likes humus rich soil, doesn't mind some shade which sounded just right for my garden, I think I read the berries were quite bitter?
It has small White bell like flowers on too.

23 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Thats a new one to me ,a red blueberry interesting it's a gorgeous " sit up and look at me colour " :o)

23 Oct, 2012

 

do you think it will stay as nice as that amy? they always seem to look better straight from the garden centre!!!

23 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I've no idea Sticki my blueberries don't stay on for long but then it is different plant isn't it . My Blueberry leaves have turned a brillliant red it will be interesting to see if yours does the same you must let us know ..

23 Oct, 2012

 

ok, i will look out to see what happens!! thank you

23 Oct, 2012

 

Very handsome plant Sticki, I don't know why, but it looks evergreen, obviously not though lol. Are you going to keep it in a pot?:-)

10 Nov, 2012

 

I think it is evergreen BA that's partly why I bought it, it's in the ground now!

10 Nov, 2012

 

I should have read what you wrote properly lol. I don't suppose they'll colour then?:-)

10 Nov, 2012

 

possibly not but the berries make up for that! i think it will look nice in the snow!?

10 Nov, 2012

 

Do they stay on all winter?:-)

10 Nov, 2012

 

The berries or the leaves? Might have to report back later!?

10 Nov, 2012



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