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GardenersDream Cranberry - Vaccinium Macrocarpon Howes

  • £7.99
  • RRP £8.99
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  • Latin name: Vaccinium Macrocarpon ‘Howes’
  • Common name: Howes Cranberry
  • Supplied in 9cm pot
  • Characteristics: An evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, spring flowers and a crop of cranberries during the autumn season.
  • Growth and spread: Can reach an ultimate height of 15-30cm and an ultimate spread of 0.5-1m.
  • Period of interest: Evergreen foliage is accompanied by flowers blooming in late spring/early summer, followed by a crop of cranberries in mid-autumn.
  • Water and maintenance: Requires planting in acidic soil and will require frequent watering to keep the soil moist. Plant in a shaded area.

Vaccinium macrocarpon ‘Howes’ – commonly known as Howes Cranberry – is a low-growing, evergreen fruit shrub. The dark green leaves, which turn a beautiful bronze or red in winter, are accompanied by delicate pink flowers in late spring or early summer, which are then followed by a crop of juicy, fiery red cranberries in mid-autumn.

Growing to an ultimate height of 15-30cm and an ultimate spread of 0.5-1m, Vaccinium Macrocarpon ‘Howes’ is an excellent choice for growing in cooler climates thanks to its hardiness. Once ripe, the cranberries are great for making pies, juices, cakes and more.

Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only - The plant will be supplied in a growers pot. Depending on season, some plants may be pruned back to encourage growth and deciduous plants may arrive without leaves.

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