VACCINIUM myrtillus

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VACCINIUM myrtillus


Select Item No. VA008

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
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.
Special Features: Light-green shoots, black-blue berries.
Basic Colour: (green)
Flower Colour: greenish
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: ovate to elliptic, serrate to dentate, medium green
Growth Habit: shrubby
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / moist
Characteristics: decorative fruit / medicinal plant / beneficial plant / tea herb / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Portion weight: 0.1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.2439 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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