VACCINIUM vitis-idaea

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VACCINIUM vitis-idaea

Mountain Cranberry
Select Item No. VA012

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ericaceae
Origin: Central-, North Europe, Central-, North Asia, North America: coniferous forest, moor, heath.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white to pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z7
Foliage: obovate, upper side dark green, other side dotted light green
Growth Habit: groundcover / shrubby / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / moist
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit / medicinal plant / beneficial plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.24096 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

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