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Dwarf Bilberry

Dwarf Bilberry Basics

Grows LikeSubshrub, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FACW

Dwarf Bilberry Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBlack
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)0
Height Mature feet1
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Dwarf Bilberry Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceNone
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)100
pH Minimum5
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1200
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)19000
Precipitation Minimum19
Precipitation Maximum69
Root Depth (Minimum inches)12
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

Dwarf Bilberry Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Summer
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound5000000
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Dwarf Bilberry Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanYes
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Dwarf Bilberry

Dwarf Bilberry grows like a Subshrub, Shrub. Dwarf Bilberry is an Perennial. Dwarf Bilberry is Native to U.S.. Dwarf Bilberry has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FACW. Spring and Summer is when Dwarf Bilberry is actively growing. Dwarf Bilberry is not an allelopath. Dwarf Bilberry has a High C:N Ratio. Dwarf Bilberry has a coppice potential of Yes. Dwarf Bilberry is fall conspicuous. Dwarf Bilberry has a Red colored flower. Dwarf Bilberry has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Dwarf Bilberry has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Dwarf Bilberry has a Porous foliage porosity. Dwarf Bilberry has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Dwarf Bilberry are Black. Seeds of Dwarf Bilberry are Yes conspicuous. Dwarf Bilberry grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Dwarf Bilberry is Moderate. The maximum height of Dwarf Bilberry at 20 years is 0 feet. The mature height of Dwarf Bilberry is 1 feet. The lifespan of Dwarf Bilberry is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Dwarf Bilberry is Prostrate. Dwarf Bilberry is adapted to coarse textured soils. Dwarf Bilberry is not adapted to fine textured soils. Dwarf Bilberry is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is None. Dwarf Bilberry does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is Low. Dwarf Bilberry requires a minimum of 100 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Dwarf Bilberry is 5. The maximum pH of Dwarf Bilberry is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Dwarf Bilberry is 1200. The maximum planting density per acre of Dwarf Bilberry is 19000. The minimum Precipitation that Dwarf Bilberry requires is 19. The maximum Precipitation that Dwarf Bilberry can handle is 69. The minimum root depth of Dwarf Bilberry is 12 inches. The salininty tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is None. The shade tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Dwarf Bilberry is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Dwarf Bilberry requires is -33. The bloom period of Dwarf Bilberry is Early Summer. The commerical availability of Dwarf Bilberry is Contracting Only. The fruit seed abundance of Dwarf Bilberry is High. The fruit seed period of Dwarf Bilberry begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Dwarf Bilberry ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Dwarf Bilberry is No. Dwarf Bilberry is propagated by bare roots. Dwarf Bilberry is propagated by bulbs. Dwarf Bilberry is propagated by container. Dwarf Bilberry is not propagated by corms. Dwarf Bilberry is propagated by cuttings. Dwarf Bilberry is propagated by seed. Dwarf Bilberry is not propagated by sod. Dwarf Bilberry is not propagated by sprig. Dwarf Bilberry is not propagated by tubers. Dwarf Bilberry can generally yield 5000000 seeds per pound of seeds. Dwarf Bilberry has a Rapid seed spread rate. Dwarf Bilberry has a High seedling vigor. Dwarf Bilberry has a High seedling vigor. Dwarf Bilberry does not have a small grain. Dwarf Bilberry has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Dwarf Bilberry does not have a berry/nut seed product. Dwarf Bilberry is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a good fodder product. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a good fuel wood product. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a good lumber product. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a naval store product. Dwarf Bilberry is not palatable to browse animals. Dwarf Bilberry is not palatable to grazing animals. Dwarf Bilberry is not palatable to humans. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a pulpwood product. Dwarf Bilberry does not make a veneer product. Dwarf Bilberry is of the category, Dicot.
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