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Evergreen Huckleberry Vaccinium Ovatum

With its dark, evergreen leaves and reddish bark, this attractive native shrub provides year-round interest in the garden. It is also an important wildlife plant. The berries are a food source for a variety of birds and mammals. The delicate, bell-shaped flowers attract bees and hummingbirds.

Evergreen Huckleberry grows in coastal California. In the garden, it is a slow-growing, medium-sized shrub that can serve as a hedge or groundcover. It is a low-water plant that tolerates nutrient-poor soil and shady conditions.

Supports Butterflies & Caterpillars

Evergreen Huckleberry  Vaccinium Ovatum

Mature Size: 2-8' Tall x 15' Wide; upright , spreading; slow growth
Sun: Partial Shade / Full Sun
Water: Moderate; Summer 3x/month once established
Soil: Ph 4.8 - 6.8; tolerates fast, medium and slow drainage
Flowers: Spring / Winter
Propagation: Seed, Cutting & Layering

Companion Plants: Manzanita, Bush Anemone, Salal, Crevice Alumroot, Pine, Azalea, Fir

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