Vaccinium chaetothrix SEH1517 (Himalayan Huckleberry)

Family:  Ericaceae
Zone:  8 - 10
Natural Range:  Himalayas
Soil:  Average, moist well drained, humus rich
Light:part sun, shade
Height:  8"
Bloom Time:  March to April
Attracts:  Bees
Pest Resistance:  NA
Attributes:  Evergreen, small rounded leaves.  Pinkish white flowers with black fruit.
Notes:  Introduced by Steve Hootman of the Rhododendron Species Botanic Garden.  In the wild this species grows as an epiphyte in mossy, rotting logs.
Pot size:  1 Gallon Pot