Vaccinium Vitis-idaea Mountain Cranberry Seeds

Mountain Cranberry Seeds

Herb Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 2 - 7

Height: 6 inches

Bloom Season: May - June

Bloom Color: Pink

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well drained, acidic soils 4.5 - 5.0 pH

Planting Directions

Temperature: Sow at Max. 41F, germination irregular, often several months

Average Germ Time: 6 - 12 weeks

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/8 - 1/4 inch

Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 18 - 24 inches

Mountain Cranberry (Vaccinium Vitis-idaea) - Depending on where you are at in the world, Mountain Cranberry may also be called: Lingonberry, Cowberry, Foxberry, Quailberry, Beaverberry, Red Whortleberry, Tyttebær, Bearberry, Lowbush Cranberry, Cougarberry, Mountain Bilberry, Partridgeberry, Redberry, and more. Mountain Cranberry is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere from Eurasia to North America. Lingonberries are a staple in Northern Scandinavia, picked in the wild and used to accompany a variety of dishes.