‘Erntesegen’ LingonberryVaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15" Collected by Albert Zimmer from a German heath.
High-yielding upright plant produces very large berries. Slightly acid sweet fruit. Bright red glossy nutritious fruits are slightly smaller than lowbush blueberries. Tart until dead ripe, then has excellent flavor, richer and less astringent than cranberries. Vigorous shallow-rooted spreading groundcover.
Native to the colder northern hemisphere. Incredibly tough and very hardy. Grown in Newport, Maine, by Carol Armatis of 3B Apiary. Z2. Maine Grown. (potted transplants)
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