Howling Woods Farm

Lowbush Blueberry

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Vaccinium angustifolium

Lowbush blueberry, is a low, straggling shrub, usually 6 in. to 2 ft. tall and wide. It has multiple stems and twiggy branches. The glossy foliage turns from red-green in spring to dark blue-green in summer to maroon-purple in fall. Small, white, pink-tinged, bell-shaped flowers are followed by edible blue fruit.  The berries are relished by wildlife and humans alike.