|Botanical Name||Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Koralle'|
|Mature Height||1 Foot|
|Mature Width||2 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 2|
ℹ Lingonberries are favored all over the world for their aesthetic appeal. Also, the berries are delectable and sweet, yet tart.
Often described as the Cranberry’s sweeter and juicier cousin, with a taste that is similar to raspberries and cranberries with an irresistible sour zing! In other countries Lingonberries greatly outweigh the use of cranberries during traditional holiday meals.
They’re extremely popular to use in jams, muffins and scones because people can’t get enough of their unique berry flavor. By snacking on them fresh or adding them to cereal or yogurt you’ll be adding an irresistible sweet and sour berry flavor to your favorite recipes, as well as tons of all that good stuff that is packed into each berry!
You will never run out of Lingonberries because they have 2 harvests, one in midsummer and one in early fall. Simply step outside and pick the vibrant red berries from your attractive ground cover plant!
Ice, poor soil, droughts and cold can't stop the tough and low maintenance lingonberry from pumping out beauty and fruit! It will grow almost anywhere in the country. Their dark glossy leaves serve as a lush backdrop for brightly colored flowers to pop against. White and pink bell shaped flowers in spring. Once you see the beautiful flowers you will be filled with awe from their beauty, and excitement because soon bright red berries will be on their way.