Vaccinium ovatum

California Huckleberry

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Huckleberry is a versatile and surprisingly drought tolerant plant for shade or part sun. The white urn-shaped flowers are followed by edible black berries. Prefers well drained acidic soil. Slow growing.

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Common name: California Huckleberry
Exposure: Partial shade
Water: Occasional water
Form: Evergreen shrub
Height: 9 feet
Flower color: White
Bloom time: Spring
Habitat: Clearings in coniferous forest


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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