Whortleberry, Bilberry, Blaeberry, Ground Hurts, Whinberry, Winberry, Wimberry, Myrtle Blueberry, Fraughan, Blackhearts Vaccinium myrtillus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Vaccinium myrtillus dried berries

Family:

Ericaceae

Genus:

Vaccinium

Species:

myrtillus

Common Name:

Whortleberry, Bilberry, Blaeberry, Ground Hurts, Whinberry, Winberry, Wimberry, Myrtle Blueberry, Fraughan, Blackhearts

Seeds Per Pound:
1,213,000
Quantity:
0.15 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
78
Germination:
30%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-12 inches
Collection Locale:
Russia
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.15 lb
Prices
  • VACCINIUM myrtillus clean seed

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$9.95
2 gram
$75.11
10 gram
$279.95
1 oz
$549.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: soak in warm water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, cover seedbed with some shade.
Other: remove seed from fruit prior to treatments.
In a Nutshell:
* Vaccinium myrtillus is a species of shrub with edible fruit of blue color, commonly called "bilberry", "wimberry", "whortleberry", or European blueberry.
* It is more precisely called common bilberry or blue whortleberry, to distinguish it from other Vaccinium relatives. Regional names include blaeberry, urts (Cornwall), hurtleberry, huckleberry, wimberry, whinberry, winberry, blueberry, and fraughan.
* Vaccinium myrtillus is found natively in Continental Northern Europe, northern Asia, Greenland, Iceland, Western Canada, and the Western United States. It occurs in the wild on heathlands and acidic soils.
* Its berry has been long consumed in the Old World. It is related to the widely cultivated North American blueberry.
* Vaccinium myrtillus has been used for nearly 1,000 years in traditional European medicine.
* In traditional medicine, bilberry leaf is used for different conditions, including diarrhea, scurvy, infections, burns, and diabetes. more...
Usda description:
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