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This plant is a great plant to have growing near any walkway or porch area. The plants green foliage is a definite eye catcher. The plant also has little white flowers that will accent the plant and its surroundings. The plant is also known for the fruit that it makes that is edible and can be used in cooking pies and cobblers.

Box Huckleberry

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Type-Fruit Bearing, Latin Name-Gaylussacia brachycera Hardy Zones 3-8

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The Box Huckleberry plant is a shrub that is native to North America.

This shrub has green leaves that resemble the boxwood. During the summer months, the bush grows blueberries that are editable. By the end of the summer, the berries are ready to be picked. Species of this plant have been traced back to being in existence 1,300 years ago. This shrub is only six to eight inches tall. The leaves are long and oval shaped. In the winter the leaves turn red. Before the shrub produces fruit, it has a white power with a tint of pink in it. The berries are eaten by many different animals and are safe for humans.

They can be used in various types of pies. People also grow this shrub in their yard to see the beauty of the blueberries.

This plant is a great plant to have growing near any walkway or porch area. The plants green foliage is a definite eye-catcher. The plant also has little white flowers that will accent the plant and its surroundings. The plant is also known for the fruit that it makes that is edible and can be used in cooking pies and cobblers.

Box Huckleberry Bush - Gaylussacia brachycera
Shrub Height: 6 - 8 Inches
Shrub Width: 11 - 15 Inches
Soil Type: Dry, acidic soils
Sun: Prefers Partial Shade

The Box Huckleberry Bush is a short, hearty shrub that is native to North America.

It can commonly be found in the wild in large groups covering the forest floors. The Box Huckleberry Bush will grow to be less than a foot off the ground and can spread about a little over a foot from its original planned location. This shrub has green leaves that are smooth and rounded at the end. They also seem to be coated with a waxy substance making the leaves appear shiny. During the winter the leaves of this plant turn red. The Box Huckleberry Bush grows berries in the summertime which are very similar to blueberries in size, color, and flavor. These berries are editable by humans and also attract numerous animals.

Box Huckleberry

 

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