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How Many Berry Plants Are Needed To Feed Your Family!?

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Conservative Yield Estimate: The estimated amount of berries (in pounds) produced by a single plant per year, based on a conservative estimate.

Recommended Number of Plants for 1 Person (1 cup/day): The recommended number of plants required to feed one person for a year, based on an average daily consumption of 1 cup (148 grams) and the conservative yield estimates.

Berry Type Conservative Yield Estimate (pounds per plant per year) Recommended Number of Plants for 1 Person (1 cup/day)
Blueberries 6 4
Blackberries 6 4
Raspberries 4 6
Strawberries 0.75 26
Cranberries 7.5 9
Currants 5 8
Gooseberries 4 10
Elderberries 12.5 2
Mulberries 22.5 3
Huckleberries 3.5 12
Loganberries 7.5 9
Boysenberries 7.5 9
Marionberries 7.5 9
Lingonberries 2 16
Saskatoon berries 7.5 9
Juneberries 12.5 7
Serviceberries 12.5 7
Chokeberries 7.5 9
Acai berries 7.5 9
Goji berries 5 10

 

Please keep in mind that these estimates are based on an average daily consumption of 1 cup (148 grams) and conservative yield estimates, and actual yields can vary based on several factors such as growing conditions, care and maintenance, and weather.