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CASCADE BILBERRY, HUCKLEBERRY
Vaccinium deliciosum

SKU: 1732-6
Regular price 7.99
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Vaccinium deliciosum is a species of bilberry known by the common names Cascade bilberry, Cascade blueberry, and blueleaf huckleberry. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to northern California with a few isolated populations in eastern Idaho.

Vaccinium deliciosum is a rhizomatous shrub.

The fruit is a waxy blue or reddish berry with a powdery coating which may be over a centimeter (>0.4 inches) wide. It is said to be particularly tasty. Studies show that the intense flavor of the fruits of this plant come from at least 31 different aromatic flavor compounds.

V. deliciosum, like other plants that live alpine communities, have adapted to survive in growing seasons as short as three or four months.

The berries are an important food source subalpine zones, and especially in alpine communities which do not have very many edible plants. The berries are a favorite among humans, due to their intensely sweet flavor, and can be eaten fresh, dried, or cooked in various dishes. The berries were a staple in the diet of Native Americans in the Columbia Plateau region, who would often travel long distances to harvest the berries. e berries.

These seeds are rare and in limited supply.

Type: Hardy shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-9

Seeds per pack: 6 rare seeds

GerminationPlace the seeds on the surface of a sterile seed-start mix, and water in. Do not bury the seeds, as they will require light to germinate. Place the container in a zipper-seal bag, and place in a cold area (not freezing), perhaps a garage, for 60 days. If it is a warm season, the cold period can be done in a fridge, though providing light is ideal. Keep moist. Then is the warm period, bring them to a bright area (but not direct sun) at room temperature for them to germinate in about 30-45 days from the beginning of the warm period. Provide sun once they have germinated.

CASCADE BILBERRY, HUCKLEBERRY
Vaccinium deliciosum

SKU: 1732-6
Regular price 7.99
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Description

Vaccinium deliciosum is a species of bilberry known by the common names Cascade bilberry, Cascade blueberry, and blueleaf huckleberry. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to northern California with a few isolated populations in eastern Idaho.

Vaccinium deliciosum is a rhizomatous shrub.

The fruit is a waxy blue or reddish berry with a powdery coating which may be over a centimeter (>0.4 inches) wide. It is said to be particularly tasty. Studies show that the intense flavor of the fruits of this plant come from at least 31 different aromatic flavor compounds.

V. deliciosum, like other plants that live alpine communities, have adapted to survive in growing seasons as short as three or four months.

The berries are an important food source subalpine zones, and especially in alpine communities which do not have very many edible plants. The berries are a favorite among humans, due to their intensely sweet flavor, and can be eaten fresh, dried, or cooked in various dishes. The berries were a staple in the diet of Native Americans in the Columbia Plateau region, who would often travel long distances to harvest the berries. e berries.

These seeds are rare and in limited supply.

Type: Hardy shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-9

Seeds per pack: 6 rare seeds

GerminationPlace the seeds on the surface of a sterile seed-start mix, and water in. Do not bury the seeds, as they will require light to germinate. Place the container in a zipper-seal bag, and place in a cold area (not freezing), perhaps a garage, for 60 days. If it is a warm season, the cold period can be done in a fridge, though providing light is ideal. Keep moist. Then is the warm period, bring them to a bright area (but not direct sun) at room temperature for them to germinate in about 30-45 days from the beginning of the warm period. Provide sun once they have germinated.