Evergreen Huckleberry – Vaccinium Ovatum

General Description: Perennial. Evergreen upright shrub with pinkish white bell flowers and black berries.

Growing Pattern: Upright shrub. An ornamental plant that grows slowly. If sheared regularly can be a great hedge.

Height: In sun from 3-6 feet and up to 12 feet in the shade.

Soil Type: Sandy acidic well-drained soil. Can tolerate clay. Drought tolerant.

Watering: Regular watering to drought tolerant.

Sun Exposure: Some sun to deep shade.

Usually found at: On stumps, 2nd growth forests, edges, and openings of forests.

Edibility: Edible blue black berries that make delicious jam or jellies and great

as a dried fruit.